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Domestic Abuse

S I Lichfield and District works in partnership with Pathway Project, West Midlands Police, Staffordshire Police, and Staffordshire Police & Crime Commissioner, in a wide range of projects covered by the complex area of “Domestic Abuse”.

The UK government defines domestic abuse as:any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been intimate partners, or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality. This can encompass, but is not limited to, the following types of abuse: psychological, physical, sexual, financial and emotional.

Coercive control, honour-based abuse and forced marriage are also included.

Some of the projects in which we are proactive are:

The breadth of this subject offers many ways in which Club members can be involved – directly or indirectly – as this is a key and ongoing theme of the organisation as a whole, enabling us to work locally at our own club level and with clubs in Tamworth and Burton-on-Trent; and at regional, national and international level.

If this is a subject you care about, why not come along and see what we do?