The SUTDA Victorious Recognition awards are designed to celebrate achievement of a range of individuals who have made a positive impact to the lives of victims of domestic abuse and to those who are passionate about raising awareness and ending all forms of violence against women.

The Jack Sparrow award

The Jack Sparrow Award is in memory of Rachel’s son Jack who committed suicide on the 26th September 2011 as a result of witnessing and experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

The award will recognise an individual who has made a significant impact to the lives of children and young people who have been affected by domestic abuse.  This individual will have either developed methods of interventions, provided mentoring, advice and guidance and supported children and young people to understand the power and importance of healthy relationships.

Sponsored by the four Police and Crime Commissioners across Wales

Arfon Jones

PCC for North Wales

Alun Michael

PCC for South Wales

Dafydd Llywelyn

PCC for Dyfed Powys

Jeff Cuthbert

PCC for Gwent

The Mover and Shaker award

The Mover and Shaker Award is to recognise an individual or a grass roots organisation, who has identified injustice within the domestic abuse arena and has made a significant impact to campaign, raise awareness and create a movement to challenge injustices.

These injustices could be from failings within the system to protect children and young people, light sentences for perpetrators and further putting women at risk. 

Sponsored by Pat Craven, the creator of the Freedom Programme.

Pat Craven

Creator of the Freedom Programme

The Workplace Champion award

This award will recognise an individual within the workplace who has made a significant impact to further highlight the prevalence of domestic abuse and has paved the way to for colleagues to feel comfortable with disclosure and work towards creating a workplace where there is appropriate support for victims of domestic abuse.

Sponsored by Taff Housing

Taff Housing

The Forward Thinking Organisation

This award will recognise a forward thinking organisation who has demonstrated professional integrity in terms of representing victims. 

This organisation will have made significant steps to provide a supportive environment where staff do not feel at risk of judgement. 

The organisation will also have implemented processes and procedures to ensure victims are supported through their experiences and staffed are trained and equipped to support any disclosure.

Sponsored by Claire Walker, Domestic Abuse Consultant

Claire Walker

Domestic Abuse Consultant

The Young Persons Award

This award will recognise an exceptional young person who has overcome significant trauma and barriers through their own experience and has shared their voice to raise awareness amongst children and young people. 

This young person will also be working towards further highlighting the need for education on healthy relationships for ALL children and young people in schools

Sponsored by Harding Evans

Harding Evans

To nominate an individual or organisation, please complete the nomination form to tell us a bit about the nominee, why you are sponsoring them and what impact they have made.

The closing date for nominations will be: Tuesday 30th June 2020

Shortlisted nominees will be announced: Friday 31st July 2020

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