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Commissioner asks for views on Violence Against Women and Girls

Donna Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner, is asking residents and practitioners to share their thoughts, views and experiences of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). The views and feedback will provide the Commissioner’s VAWG Task Group with a clear understanding of the scale and impact of these crimes across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

15 March 2022

Response to new framework to make women and girls safer

Donna Jones, PCC for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and APCC national lead for victims for responds to new framework that sets out action required from every police force designed to make all women and girls safer.

15 December 2021

Commitment to strengthen local justice system approach to violence against women and girls

Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones has become the new Chair of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Criminal Justice Board (LCJB). As Chair of the LCJB, Commissioner Jones will be focussing on rebuilding confidence and trust in the local criminal justice system by critically challenging all partners to do more for all victims, […]

21 October 2021

Over half a million pounds to target root causes of violence against women and girls

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, working with Southampton, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight councils, has successfully secured £648,755 of funding from the Home Office to tackle violence against women and girls.

05 October 2021

First and foremost policing must ensure its own house is in order

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) welcome today’s announcement of an independent inquiry which will look at the events which preceded Sarah Everard’s murder, and identify what needs to change to rebuild public trust.

05 October 2021

Statement on the sentencing of Wayne Couzens

Hampshire and Isle of Wight PCC Donna Jones, one of two APCC Victims Leads, has reacted to the sentencing of Wayne Couzens today.

30 September 2021

New multi-agency task group to tackle and prevent violence against women and girls launched

Donna Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and National Lead for Victims has today launched a Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Task Group with Hampshire Constabulary, partners across the criminal justice system and local authorities. The Commissioner’s VAWG Task Group will not only seek to improve the operational […]

17 September 2021

Commissioner urges community to use new StreetSafe tool

The Home Office has launched StreetSafe, an online tool on police.uk that enables people, particularly women and girls, to pin-point locations where they feel or have felt unsafe.

14 September 2021

Strategic YIAG want to hear from young people

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Strategic Youth Independent Advisory Group (YIAG), are exploring individual’s relationships and attitudes towards Hampshire police in relation to sexual assault and violence against women and girls (VAWG), we are interested in hearing any experiences, in relation to this topic.

12 August 2021

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