Yesterday (9th August 2018) the Government announced they will continue to fund supported housing through housing benefit, meaning refuges that would have otherwise closed will be able to remain open. Refuges, as well as other support services, are essential for
We’ve partnered with Women’s Aid Federation Northern Ireland! As part of our mission to raise awareness of the staggering amount of domestic abuse and sexual violence still happening in the UK today, we’re aiming to take the UK SAYS NO
Read Margaret V Aberdeen’s latest blog post, taken from her upcoming book I’ll Never Be Hit Again: I am sick and tired of hearing the ignorance of some people ask a victim of abuse: “Why did you stay?” “Why didn’t you
According to the Mental Health Foundation, 1 in 6 of us experience a mental health issue in any week. In addition, virtually all of us will experience stress in one way or another throughout our lifetime. Stress can be caused
We love books and creative writing which showcase work focusing on social issues,; these works bring our attention to stories that matter – those of hardship, injustice, change and revolution. We’re so pleased to be partnering with Retreat West Books,
We’re proud to announce our latest partner of the campaign, Skye Alexandra House. One of the most vital elements of our partnerships is the opportunity to share resources, sources of support and information, and our sector partners allow us to
The paramount importance of media representation for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence cannot be underestimated. To see stories of abuse and violence told with integrity, truth and accuracy can be cathartic for those who have endured similar horrors.
It’s no surprise that developments in technology have revolutionised the way we carry out almost every aspect of our daily lives. From the first email being sent in the 1970s, the introduction of the World Wide Web in 1991, and
In 2018, we are excited to launch our Know More Podcast – a space to host discussions around domestic abuse and sexual violence and how we can all be part of the solution, hearing from survivors, practitioners and activists who are all
The actor, activist and author has become a lighthouse for survivors of sexual violence in a post #MeToo world.