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Court Support for Children and Young People

2021-06-16T14:14:35+01:00|4. About Sexual Violence, 5. Our Sexual Violence Services, 6. Children and Young People|

We have specialist advisors for children who have significant experience of supporting young people and their families through the criminal justice system. Children and Young People are entitled to a range of special measures to help them give evidence in court - these can be explained to you by your dedicated advisor. We can [...]

Going to Court

2017-07-24T22:05:03+01:00|4. About Sexual Violence, 5. Our Sexual Violence Services|

The strength and bravery it takes to tell someone about your abuse is undeniable – The courage it takes to seek justice is simply immeasurable. Too many abusers rely on the silence and fear of their victims to shield them from justice. They underestimate your power and strength. The Government is committed to combating sexual [...]

Keeping Children Safe

2017-07-24T22:07:38+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 4. About Sexual Violence, 6. Children and Young People, 7. General Safety and Security Information|

The typical advice "Don't Talk to Strangers" doesn't apply in this case. Most child abusers are known to their victims. Teach your children basic sexual education. Teach them that no one should touch the "private" parts of their body (This can be described as 'The bits covered by a swim suit' if your child is [...]

Forced Marriage

2017-07-24T22:07:38+01:00|2. About Domestic Abuse, 4. About Sexual Violence, 6. Children and Young People, 7. General Safety and Security Information|

A forced marriage is a marriage where one or both people do not consent to the marriage and pressure or abuse is used For more information please visit: Forced Marriage Briefing for Professionals Information if the individual is going overseas https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325920/FCO_FM2014_A6_web.pdf http://www.karmanirvana.org.uk http://ikwro.org.uk/about-us/ www.freedomcharity.org.uk The “One-Chance” Rule All practitioners working with victims of forced marriage and [...]