Professional Resources

A comprehensive list of resources for professionals working with survivors of domestic abuse.

Equation's Best Practice Library

If you have contact with survivors of domestic abuse as part of your job – or you think you might do – you can access information here about domestic abuse services and find practical guidance on the best ways to respond to people experiencing abuse.

Nottingham City Failure to Engage Service Users Framework

The following framework is for use by all services in Nottingham City when they are working with adults who do not engage and there are concerns of risk of harm or other safeguarding factors.


Consent Coalition

The Consent Coalition is a group of organisations within Nottingham who are working together to raise awareness of the importance of consent, banish myths about rape and sexual violence and encourage survivors and victims to access support and report any sexual violence.

Women's Aid

Women's Aid provide a wealth of information for professionals including becoming a member, national quality standards, the domestic abuse directory, a survivor's handbook and online information directories.

Karma Nirvana

No one knows exactly how many victims of honour-based abuse and forced marriage there are in the UK. What we do know is that most victims fear the repercussions of bringing shame and dishonour to their families and so are reluctant to seek support.

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