Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit
A large projector screen on a wall reading Standing Up for Women and Girls. The Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit, KOGS, Positive Steps and Manchester Centre for Youth Studies logo also appear.

Standing up for women and girls in Greater Manchester

Reflecting on the recent ‘Standing Up for Women and Girls’ event at Manchester Metropolitan University Being a young woman today presents lots of opportunity, however, with that comes significant pressure around identity, expectation of others and challenges around safety. To better meet the needs of women and girls across Greater Manchester (GM), policy, practices and […]

VRU’S StreetDoctors programme at HMP Hindley boosts self-esteem and communication skills amongst inmates

After liaison with Greater Manchester’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU), a StreetDoctors Reducing Violence Programme was commissioned for 10 participants based in HMP Hindley. StreetDoctors is a national charity aiming to educate young people in emergency first aid and empower them to be part of the solution to violence. The programme focused on youth engagement, training […]

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