The Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Violence Reduction Alliance (VRA) has today launched its new local Violence Reduction Strategy which sets out how partners will work together to help prevent and reduce …
Unite Against Harassment
An empowerment campaign aiming to support, advise and help educate against harassment in everyday situations including work, home, social and leisure places.
Unite Against Harassment is about calling out individuals’ behaviour and signposting victims to support networks and enabling others to have the knowledge and tools to offer support.
Harassment can cause untold misery and humiliation. If you are subjected to unwanted offensive attention, exclusion, verbal or physical abuse, or undermining of you capabilities, support is available for you.
We are asking for support from businesses and organisations operating in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to help promote this campaign using the comprehensive media pack you can download below.
You can also find additional help and support below if you have been victim or witness of harassment.
We all have the power and ability to stop violence and harassment and help to unite and empower all. These resources will help amplify the campaign and we would greatly appreciate your support. Please share, print, hand out and display the content and messages to help stop violence and harassment against women and girls.
Have you been a victim or witness of harassment?
Have you been a victim of harassment or would like more information about how to safely intervene? We've listed the information below to help you.
How do I report harassment?
Staffordshire Police – If you, or someone you know, has been a victim of stalking or harassment there are a few different ways you can report it to the police.
StreetSafe – To anonymously report public places where you have felt or feel unsafe, because of environmental issues, e.g. street lighting, abandoned buildings or vandalism and/or because of some behaviours, e.g. being followed or verbally abused.
British Transport Police – The free Railway Guardian app helps you report crime to British Transport Police and provides information on what to do if you see sexual harassment on trains or at stations.
Staffordshire Women’s Aid
The Survivors Trust (Rape and Sexual Violence Services)
Staffordshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner
New Era – the new holistic Domestic Abuse (DA) service operating across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
End Violence Against Women (for specialist women’s support services)
Suzy Lamplugh Trust (Campaigning, education and support focusing on stalking)
Help and Support available to you
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