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White Ribbon Day

The 25th November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. We were lucky enough to be invited to Havering Sixth Form College to get involved with their event. We had a stall set up for the students, to make empowering and positive badges. We also […]

Paws Protect

For many victims of domestic abuse, fleeing violent relationships is made impossible, simply because they cannot bear to lose their pets. That’s where Cats Protection comes in. Through Paws Protect, they take in and provide safe refuge for victims’ cats until their owners are in a position to reclaim them. Since 2004, they have helped […]

Stop Abuse Together

Stop Abuse Together

In March, the Government launched a new website called Stop Abuse Together. The aim of the website is to encourage and facilitate the disclosure and reporting of child sexual abuse. Its launch was set to coincide with National Working Group (NWG) Network’s National Child Exploitation Awareness Day.  Here’s their social media messaging: All children have a […]

“Paused by the Pandemic” – An On Line Workshop For Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Our friends at Into The Light are running an online workshop in April for Survivors of Sexual Abuse and their supporters. The workshop is called:  “Paused By The Pandemic: A Workshop To Reflect On Overcoming  Shame, Memories, Gaining Stability, Relationships And Sexuality” Date: Saturday 24th April 2021 Time: 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm Venue: This […]

A year of two halves

So here we are – it’s November again already and here at Survivors Together, that means it’s Annual Report time. As usual, we held our AGM on the first Wednesday of November. We didn’t have any fireworks this year as it was an online meeting (of course!), but we did have our very own concert […]

Keeping in touch

Well, our meetings may have been cancelled but we are still doing our best to keep in touch. The members facebook group is working well. This month we’ve been having a photo challenge. Each day there is a new word and we share photos of what that word means to us that day. For example, […]

Survivors Together Positive Thinking

Positive Thoughts

Now seems like a good time to check in with everyone and share some thoughts on how we might Think Positive while we #stayathome. Everyone is dealing with this Covid-19 situation in their own way. Some are lucky enough to have their own space and can do what they like, but may feel lonely. Others […]

Survivors Together young women

Young Survivors in East London

  This was written by Shahanaz who runs our First Tuesdays group, exclusively for young women. We hope to continue First Tuesdays or a similar group later in the year.   “Working with young women survivors in East London is both a valuable and challenging experience. Our meetings are called First Tuesdays because they are […]

Survivors Together anniversary

Celebrating 10 years (2018)

  This is our year (2018) For the Chinese, 2018 was the year of the dog but we are calling 2018 the year of the woman!  In 2018, it was 100 years since women won the right to vote. However, this new law didn’t include all women. In 1918, under the Representation of the People […]