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Blue Sky Thinking | The Old Vic

The Old Vic

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 NORTH COUNTRY at the Public Theater in Manhattan, an Old Vic production written and directed

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Tackling Violence & Abuse Against Disabled Women & Girls | AVA

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 a surprise, these facts are pretty disturbing. And yet, this reality is often missed from

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UK Says No More urges victims to make use of Safe Spaces as incidents are expected to rise during Euros.

UK Says No More has joined together with high street banks and pharmacies to urge anyone at risk to access support via designated Safe Spaces found on high streets across the UK.

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NatWest marks ‘No More Week’ by opening Safe Spaces for economic and domestic abuse victims

6 March 2024 NatWest Group is announcing that starting this week it will offer Safe Spaces to people experiencing economic and domestic abuse in over 360 branches across the UK including NatWest, Ulster Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland branches.  Safe Spaces, part of Hestia’s UK Says No More campaign, are designated locations which anyone ...

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Nationwide – the UK’s biggest branch network – joins Hestia’s Safe Spaces

Nationwide – the largest branch network of any UK banking brand -– will offer Hestia’s Safe Spaces scheme to people experiencing domestic abuse across more than 400 branches across the UK. A recent poll by Nationwide shows almost half (48%) the population have experienced, or know someone who has experienced domestic abuse, with almost one ...

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