Abuse Unit’s Work Praised

Cardiff is to receive international recognition for tackling domestic violence. Jan Pickles OBE, manager of the Cardiff Women’s Safety Unit, will represent the UK at a European Commission conference. Jan will be joined on the two-day event in Ankara, Turkey, by head of Cardiff public protection department, Detective Inspector Chris Mullane. They will address the conference, called Improving Women’s Rights: Fighting Against Domestic Violence. ‘The Home Office asked us to represent the UK to talk about the work we have done in Cardiff reducing domestic violence,’ said Jan.