Agenda item - White Ribbon UK Accreditation

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Agenda item

White Ribbon UK Accreditation

Report of the Executive Director for Housing, Neighbourhoods, and Communities (Copy Attached).

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Tourism, Equalities and Culture Committee

 

1. Recommends to Full Council that it agrees officers should apply for White Ribbon Accreditation.

 

2. Agrees the action plan set out in Appendix 1.

 

That Full Council:

 

3. Agrees officers should apply for White Ribbon Accreditation.

 

Minutes:

43.1 Anne Clark introduced the item starting on page 49 on the Agenda.

 

43.2 Councillor Brown was informed that:

 

·       Purple Flag status for a city means that crime rates are lower, and it is deemed safer for people.

·       There are 4 factors to work on to achieve this status including strategic leadership, including men and boys in the conversation, changing the culture, and raising awareness of violence.

 

43.3 Councillor Osborne raised that the culture around violence against women and girls is important to mention in the plan, given that 99% of the perpetrators are men, and that he would be more than happy to be one of the 4 ambassadors for the White Ribbon campaign.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Tourism, Equalities and Culture Committee

 

1. Recommends to Full Council that it agrees officers should apply for White Ribbon Accreditation.

 

2. Agrees the action plan set out in Appendix 1.

 

That Full Council:

 

3. Agrees officers should apply for White Ribbon Accreditation.

 

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