In the height of UK SAYS NO MORE week, we held our Rally in Parliament where we took a stand against domestic abuse! The event focused on the impacts of domestic abuse on children’s lives and the importance of their
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Jamilla Hekmoun, Hestia’s Insight Officer, a project manager at the Muslim Council of Britain, a contributor to the book ‘It’s Not About the Burqa’ and Founder of Muslim Mental explores the depths of Ramadan and those who are spiritually abused.
Written by Catch22 Last year Catch22 Victim Services raised awareness of the 16 Days of Action against Gender Based Violence with the theme ‘End Gender Based Violence in the World of Work’. The campaign focused on what employers can do
Every day, men are told how to act and behave in order to be “manly” and a “proper man”.
Men endure a barrage of expectations – how to deal with emotions, being able to tackle problems without help and not showing vulnerability. These societal beliefs aren’t usually headline news but a short advert by Gillette brought the topic to the fore.
Written by Marcus Wratten, Digital and Campaigns Assistant at Hestia. Every friendship group is the same. You’ve got your loved up friends, your happily single friends and your not-so-happily-single friends. You’ve got those who are just out of a relationship, those
Whilst movements have gained traction around the issue of sexual violence, one area that rarely comes to light, but happens to day to day, is the issue of sexual violence and modern slavery.
You’d be hard pressed to open a newspaper today without someone in a position of power and in the public eye having allegations of sexual violence made against them. Bringing sexual violence to the forefront in part thanks to collective
Written by Kate Varah, Executive Director of The Old Vic This blog post originally appeared on Kate Varah’s LinkedIn page Writing this mid-air on a flight back from New York where we’ve been at the opening of GIRL FROM THE
Written by Ruth Atkinson, Project Manager, AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) Women living with disability are twice as likely to suffer abuse than non-disabled women. They also generally suffer abuse for longer periods of time. Whether or not this comes as