Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline

Helpline advice and support to women who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic abuse. Practical advice around issues/options that concern domestic abuse, sign posting to other agencies, referral to refuges & emotional support. Database of domestic abuse services throughout the UK. Advice/support to other agencies. Also provide a Community Helpline Language Service for women of South … Continue reading “Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline”

Survivors Manchester – Service for men in Greater Manchester

Survivors Manchester is a survivor-led/survivor-run voluntary organisation that aims to create and facilitate a safe space for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape to work through personal and sometimes painful issues.  The work is concentrated on empowering men to make their own positive life choices and begin their own unique journey of healing. Being … Continue reading “Survivors Manchester – Service for men in Greater Manchester”

Manchester Domestic Abuse Strategy 2010-2014

The Manchester Domestic Abuse Strategy 2010-2014 was launched at the Domestic Abuse 2010 conference on 29 November 2010 by Sarah Khalil, Domestic Abuse Coordinator at Manchester City Council and Councillor Suzanne Richards from Manchester City Council. The document can be downloaded as a pdf via the link above.

16 days of action against gender violence 25 November to 10 December 2010

The international 16 days of activism campaign has been gaining momentum over the years and in 2004 over 1,000 organisation in approximately 130 countries particpated in the campaign. The 16 day period starts on 25 November, International Day Against Violence Against Women, and ends on 10 December, International Human Rights Day.

PATHway Independent Domestic Violence Advice Service Evaluation Report

In April 2009 a two year pilot project funded by NHS Manchester ‘Improving Health in Manchester’ scheme, was set up at St Mary’s maternity hospital.  The project secured the services of a trained full time Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (IDVA), located in the antenatal department of the hospital. The rationale behind the pilot was that … Continue reading “PATHway Independent Domestic Violence Advice Service Evaluation Report”