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Understand

Developing your own understanding of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG):

Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) is a complex and serious issue. We want you to be able to increase your understanding of it and how it applies to the real lives of children and young people in the UK.

This section will tell you the facts and the statistics on Violence Against Women and Girls. You can read the fact sheets to gain a better understanding of some different forms of Violence Against Women and Girls, including:

Teenage Relationship Abuse

Forced Marriage

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Children and Domestic Violence

Crimes in the name of so-called honour

Sexual exploitation

Sexual Harassment and bullying

We recommend that to really develop your own understanding of Violence Against Women and Girls it is important to attend training sessions. You can check out the AVA training programme for information on training sessions that you could attend in the future.

The Safeguarding e-learning module has been developed to be part of a training programme for education professionals.