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Domestic Violence Training

3 hours


One in three Irish women experience domestic violence. Some of your employees are probably affected by it right now. Domestic violence should concern us all, workplaces can play a vital role.

Since November 27th 2023 workers in Ireland are legally entitled to five days paid domestic violence leave annually, as provided for in The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023.

Workplaces can play an essential role in supporting your people who experience domestic abuse.

Talk to us to learn more about building out a healthy domestic violence policy for your workplace, underpinned by a foundation built on trust and psychological safety. At TrustWorki, we recommend Saoirse Domestic Violence Services (SDVS) for Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness Training – as frontline practitioners working in services daily, they are the experts. 

Their course is CPD recognised and provided by QQI accredited trainers. Reach out to us to learn more.

It's more common than you might think:

  • 30% of women aged 15 or over have experienced violence against them.

  • 1 in 4 women in Ireland who have been in a relationship have been abused by a current or former partner.

  • 41% of Irish women know someone in their circle of family or friends who have experienced intimate partner violence.

  • Safe Ireland reported that 2022 was the deadliest year of the decade for women and children.

  • Garda statistics note that 52% of murders of women now having a domestic violence motivation.

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