FGM & Forced Marriage

As we head into the summer months, more and more girls will be at risk of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation), and young people at risk of being forced into marriage without their consent. Teachers are now being told to be extra vigilant ahead of the summer holidays for warning signs of forced marriage and FGM.

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Domestic Violence & Sexting: Summer Holidays Support

Domestic Violence and Sexting: Summer Holidays Support

The school holidays can be great –there’s no homework to complete for parents to check, July and August should bring blue skies and hot weather, plus there is the ability to sleep as late as you like. For both parents and children, the summer holidays can be heaven. Domestic Violence It’s no surprise that the police, who

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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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