PSNI and Women’s Aid NI launch a new awareness campaign, including a video called ‘Family Portrait – Voice of a Victim’ as well as billboard posters and Facebook advertising encouraging victims to come forward.
Avert is given support by Derry Policing & Community Safety Partnership to offer training to both primary and post-primary schools in the Derry council area on how to spot signs of domestic abuse. Helping Hands for primary schools and Heading for Healthy Relationships for post primary schools
The 24Hr Domestic and Sexual Violence Helpline launch their new number, run by the Women’s Aid Federation NI, and funded by the Departments of Health, Justice and Social Development. Attending the launch were Health Minister Edwin Poots, Justice Minister David Ford and Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland