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Domestic, Sexual Violence & Abuse and Violence against Women & Girls (VAWG) 

Domestic Abuse, Risk Assessment and MARAC training is available for council staff via the East Sussex Learning Portal. For more information and dates, please click here and search for ‘Domestic Violence and Abuse- Initial Response Risk Identification and the MARAC Process Outcomes’

The Training & Development Portal for East Sussex County Council offers learning opportunities to council employees and those from partner and other local organisations.                        

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Female Genital Mutilation  - Opposing FGM statement

If you think there's a risk of this happening to you, you can download the Statement Opposing FGM and take it with you on holiday to show your family.

Forced Marriage: a survivors handbook

The booklet - Forced Marriage: a survivors handbook – provides useful and practical information for victims of forced marriage. Click on the image below for more information. 


Sexual Harassment 

When sexual harassment is perpetrated by a stranger in a public place, it is often called ‘Street Harassment’. This can be very threatening and scary and many women report experiencing some form of street harassment. Street Harassment is the focus of an international campaign called Hollaback.


There are a range of personal safety tips and information about stalking that can be downloaded for free from The Suzy Lamplugh Trust 

Champion Network - Domestic Violence and Abuse, Sexual Violence and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

Members of the Safer Communities Partnership