Istanbul Convention: my speech

Today I spoke in favour of ratifying the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. 

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Ratifying the convention will commit the UK to ensuring survivors of domestic violence can have access to specialist support services and refuges, monitoring data about gender-based violence and having age appropriate education at schools about domestic abuse.

In my speech, I talked about my work with the perpetrators of domestic violence, and the importance of the Istanbul treaty to continued support. You can watch my speech below. 

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