Carmel Offord

Free events for the 16 days of action

We will mark the 16 days of action from 25th November – 10th December by hosting a series of webinars, in addition to local events and activities. The 16 days of activism is part of a global campaign to end gender-based violence and abuse. Celebrated between the UN Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women (25th November) and the […]

Women and girls should be able to say ‘no’ without fear of repercussions. 

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The stabbing of fifteen-year-old girl, Elianne Andam, killed on her way to school, is a senseless act of violence. Her family and all who loved her must be heartbroken. Initial reports suggest that the 17-year-old male teenager who attacked her did so after his advances, an unwanted gift of flowers, weren’t welcomed. Elianne may have […]

Funding for Family Court work

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We are proud to have been awarded funding from The Access to Justice Foundation, to increase the support available to victims of domestic abuse facing private law proceedings. The funding will also allow us to develop an innovative pilot working with individuals, couples and co-parents to deescalate disputes and support with safe arrangements for children. […]

Emergency alerts

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On 23rd April the Government will test the new Emergency Alert system. We've created a short video warning of the risks of the alerts and how you can disable the alerts on your phone.