Donna Covey

Donna Covey has been director of AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) since December 2014.

She started her career in the trade union movement, specialising in equality and diversity issues, and spent 10 years as a member of the TUC General Council.

She has run a number of third sector organisations, including Asthma UK and the Refugee Council. She has written extensively on health, equality and human rights issues.

In 2013 Donna was awarded the CBE for services to equality and human rights.

All posts by Donna Covey

MARACs and MAPPAs: quick guide

Looks at the role of multi-agency risk assessment conferences (MARACs) and multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPAs) and the role they play both together and separately in cases of domestic violence and abuse.

Domestic abuse: quick guide

Gives an overview of prevalence, impact, indicators and barriers to disclosure, as well as practice tips.