Survivors Manchester

Survivors Manchester: Boys and Men Abused by Women

Boys and Men abused by Women There is an established and well documented wall of silence and secrecy associated with sexual abuse. The powerful and destructive emotional processes of guilt, shame, self-blame and fear of being believed all play significant roles in maintaining this silence, whilst organisations such as Survivors Manchester strive to assist men

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Survivors Manchester: The Body Remembers

The Body Remembers Ever had that feeling of being ‘sick to the stomach’ with worry, or so scared ‘I nearly sh*t myself!’ Well these are ways in which your body actually responds to some of life’s experiences you may have had. These are your body’s normal responses to demands or threats to your survival. It’s

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Survivors Manchester: Trevor’s Story, ‘To Report or Not.’

My name’s Trevor, and I’m the Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) at Survivors Manchester. My work involves supporting men and boys who have experienced sexual violence, both in childhood and as adults, who are weighting up their options regarding reporting to the police. As a survivor of sexual abuse myself, I recognise that considering reporting

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Survivors Manchester join UK SAYS NO MORE

We’re incredibly pleased to announce our friends in Manchester have joined our campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Survivors Manchester aims to create and facilitate a safe space for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape to work through personal and sometimes painful issues. Mission Statement: To break the silence of the sexual abuse,

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Raising Awareness of Support Services Available for Men


As part of the nationwide initiative to raise awareness to end domestic violence and sexual assault, UK SAYS NO MORE are keen to highlight the importance of male support services to challenge stigmas attached with male disclosure and showcasing the different options available for men to find support. Our partners Survivors UK, Mankind Counselling, Mankind Initiative,

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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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