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World Day Against Trafficking: Let the victim’s voice lead the way

World Day Against Trafficking: Let the victim’s voice lead the way

Today is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. This year the official theme from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is Victim’s Voices Lead The Way. The aim is to shine a spotlight on survivors and the importance of listening to and learning from them. Survivors are key to the fight to end abuse and violence against women and girls.

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UK Government to criminalise ‘virginity testing’, but what is it?

UK Government to criminalise ‘virginity testing’, but what is it?

‘Virginity testing’ sometimes referred to as ‘two-finger testing’ is a harmful violation of women and girls, an invasion of privacy, and an erosion of their human rights. Women are still being sent by men to have their virginity checked in the United Kingdom. Doctors (some registered with the NHS) have been carrying out this practice since 2012 when it was first reported, but possibly earlier.

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Our Statement on The Domestic Abuse Act 2021

Our Statement on The Domestic Abuse Act 2021

Eight years after signing The Istanbul Convention, the UK is yet to ratify it. However, the 2020 Domestic Abuse Bill which has been signed into law, takes us a step closer towards adhering to some of the standards that the convention outlined but there is still a lot of work to do.

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Are you ready for the 104 Challenge?

Are you ready for the 104 Challenge?

Last year was a year like no other for so many of us. We found ourselves confined to our homes and with very little social interaction with our friends, family and colleagues (except for the dreaded zoom calls of course). Physical exercise was limited to an hour per day and so many of us were in dire need of something other than the pandemic to focus on. Thus, the 104 challenge was born.

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Impact Reports

2017 – 2018

A spotlight on our achievements this year, including winning The PRINCESS ROYAL TRAINING AWARD and The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. click to download.

2019 – 2020

A tribute to our late c0-founder Colin Brown, with a spotlight on Substance Abuse and our Digital Transformation journey.  Click to download.

2018 – 2019

A throwback to how it all began, with a spotlight on our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and Sexual Violence support services. Click to download.

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