In January 2019, Home Office revealed a report that estimate the costs of domestic abuse in England and Wales to highlight the impact of these crimes.
The results outline costs as a consequence of domestic abuse such as physical and emotional harms to the victim, health service costs, lost output and victim services costs and they represent approximately £66 billion!
Victims may lose time at work and may also be less productive on their return to work as a result of the ongoing harms suffered from their victimisation. For instance, in case of average domestic abuse period, the victims of rape lost 349 hours at work. People victim of violence with injury lost 835 hours in term of productivity after returning to work.
CEASE project aims to make enterprises more aware of their role in this fight.
Discover our posters aiming to raise awareness on domestic violence, promote a supportive environment within the company and provide information and help for potential victims. If you want to go further, you can participate in our training course consisting on recognize warning signs of intimate violence and know how to react to an employee or colleague confronted to domestic violence.