Women’s Night-time Safety Charter: Welfare and Vulnerability Training

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Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

Many thanks for supporting Manchester Women’s Night-time Safety Charter.

The Charter is a new city initiative to help improve the safety for all women in the night-time economy. The charter is specifically aimed at employers with a female workforce who are at work between 6pm and 6am. It is intended to enable organisations to prioritise the safety of women, both workers and customers of Manchester’s thriving night-time economy.

The Charter Pledge

  • Appoint a Champion – Appointing a named contact for this work who will champion and drive forward any action taken
  • Communicate – Positive, public/staff-facing communications campaign, both online and in your space(s)
  • Support your staff – Create routes for reporting unacceptable behaviour while at work and supporting cultural change
  • Support the public – Create routes for reporting unacceptable behaviour while using your service or space at night
  • Training and responding – Staff training on the issue, including what to say and do, what not to say and do, and any relevant policies
  • Training: recording – Staff training on information-sharing and appropriate recording of details
  • Designing for safety – Audit your spaces and adapt them to promote a safer environment and reduce risk of crime.

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Welfare and Vulnerability Training

The training aims to increase the skills, knowledge and confidence of those working in the night-time economy around identifying vulnerability and making appropriate interventions. The training will cover:

  • What is sexual abuse and harassment
  • Impact of sexual abuse
  • Myths and misconceptions about sexual abuse
  • How to respond to disclosures
  • Creating a safe space
  • Safeguarding responsibilities
  • Help and support that is available
  • Women’s Night-time Safety Charter – 7 pledges
  • Good Night Out Guide

The training is open to staff at all levels. Numbers are limited.

This event is organised by Manchester City Council. For enquiries, please email events@cityco.com and we will pass the message on.

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