16 Days of Action: End Domestic Abuse Campaign Launched in Kent

Kent residents, community groups and businesses are urged to join the new ‘Take Action: End Domestic Abuse’ campaign during the worldwide 16 days of Action. The campaign is part of Kent County Council’s wider ‘Know, See, Speak Out’ awareness-raising initiative and starts on 25 November (White Ribbon Day), ending on 10 December 2022 (Human Rights…

KCC welcomes the landmark Domestic Abuse Act

Kent County Council (KCC) has welcomed the government’s landmark Domestic Abuse Act which gives victims and survivors of domestic abuse and their children greater protections under law. The new Act means that councils across England will have the legal duty to support adults and victims fleeing their homes in safe accommodation and supports access to…

Consultation on Kent and Medway Domestic Abuse Strategy

A consultation on a strategy to tackle domestic abuse has been launched today. The Kent and Medway Domestic Abuse Strategy sets out a three-year plan to bring local authorities, Police, Probation, NHS providers and others together to prevent and reduce domestic abuse across communities and ensure that when people experience abuse, they can access the…