This year at Women’s TUC Conference, we focused on mental health and domestic violence.
Community recognises that women who have used mental health services and who have experienced domestic violence is between 50-60% in the UK, and that the rate of depression and/or anxiety amongst women who have experienced abuse is three times higher than average.
Community member Jan Bownes spoke on our motion on mental health and domestic violence.
Jan spoke about the amount of women who struggle with mental health and abuse, and who don’t have the support they require because of lack of funding and resources for refuge organisations.
Our motion to TUC women’s conference called for: