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Healthy Relationships Programme

2018-11-29T13:01:36+01:00|6. Children and Young People, 8. News|

The most commonly asked question about the healthy relationships programme, particularly regarding the primary school sessions is, ‘is it necessary’? The answer is yes, but not only is it essential the pupils are loving it! Children and young people are eager to learn about relationships and often surprised and excited to learn about their [...]

Advice for Partners, Family and Friends

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 relative, a friend or partner who has been raped or sexually assaulted is likely to need the support of friends and family to cope with what has happened. Rape and sexual assault are terrifying experiences and everyone reacts differently. Victims may feel withdrawn, depressed or numb. They may also feel very anxious and panicky, [...]

Court Support for Children and Young People

2017-07-24T22:07:38+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 help [...]

Honour Based Violence

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|

What is Honour Based Violence? The CPS and ACPO have a common definition of honour based violence: 'Honour based violence is a crime or incident, which has or may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family and / or community'. The terms “honour crime” or “honour-based violence” or “izzat” embrace [...]

Cyber Stalking

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|

Cyber stalking can be defined as threatening behaviour or unwanted advances or harassment using the Internet, email, social networking sites or text messaging. It shares some characteristics with stalking in that it is deliberate, persistent and personal and involves the pursuit, harassment, or contact of others in an unwanted manner. Cyber stalking and Domestic Abuse [...]