International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2021 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day (WRD), and the 16 days to end violence against women that follow.

WRD are asking people in their communities, organisations and workplaces, to come together, and say ‘no’ to violence against women. #AllMenCan is the leading message this year and WRD want as many men as possible to think carefully and make the White Ribbon Promise to never commit, excuse or remain silent about male violence against women. 

For further information visit White Ribbon Day 2021 — White Ribbon UK

As an employer, you can play an important role in reassuring staff who are experiencing violence or domestic abuse that there is support available, including online support, helplines, refuges and the police.

The Welsh Government’s 'Live Fear Free' can provide help and advice to:

  • anyone experiencing domestic abuse
  • anyone who knows someone who needs help, for example, a friend, family member or colleague
  • practitioners seeking professional advice

All conversations with 'Live Fear Free' are confidential and you can contact the service 24 hours a day 7 days a week by:

Find our more by visiting GOV.Wales.

For further information visit Supporting employees at risk of domestic abuse | Business Wales ( pages. 

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