Related to the Istanbul Convention is the current consultation by the British Government ‘Seeking to transform the response to domestic abuse’.
There are four aspects of the consultation;
promote awareness – to make sure everyone understands what domestic abuse is and how to tackle it.
protect and support – to improve the safety of victims and the support available.
pursue and deter – to ensure that perpetrators are held responsible for their actions and that the response of police and the justice system is effective.
improve performance –to encourage all services and organisations working with domestic abuse victims or perpetrators to do so in the best way possible.
To read more and to participate in the consultation visit https://consult.justice.gov.uk/homeofficemoj/domestic-abuse-consultation-short-version/