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‘My support for Bristol Zero Tolerance’ – Sue Mountstevens, Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset

The current Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset, Sue Mountstevens, in her guest blog tells us what she has been doing to support Bristol Zero Tolerance since first signing the pledge in March 2015.  I am delighted to have signed the Bristol Zero Tolerance Pledge as your Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). It…
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The gender biased plight of refugee women and girls

By BWV Reporter, Helin Khan **This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** “They’re completely vulnerable. A lot of them are fleeing from situations where the people who are supposed to be protecting them… I know somebody who fled a refugee camp, she was under eighteen and she was…
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First West of England’s Involvement in Zero Tolerance

First West of England were one of the first businesses to sign the Bristol Zero Tolerance pledge. We talk to Managing Director James Freeman about why they signed up and what they have done since. “I signed up on the 7th of March and the very fact that we are part of this has made…
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Laura Bates: Gender-based violence is everybody’s business

**This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** Zero Tolerance Project Officer Charlotte Gage sat down with Guardian Columnist and Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates to discuss Bristol’s initiative to tackle gender-based violence and how we should be tackling violence both in Bristol and nationally. We also discussed…
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