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National Day of Remembrance for victims of “honour” killings

14th July 2015 there will be a National Day of remembrance, to honour victims who have lost their lives to ‘Honour’ Crimes. The day will be on 14th July every year and marks the birthday of Shafilea Ahmed who sadly lost her life in 2003 aged 17. After suffering years of honour-based violence, including an attempted forced marriage, [...]

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Job Vacancy at Brighton Rise

PROJECT WORKER – GB&T (Gay, Bisexual & Trans* Men) 1 year Fixed-term Contract scp 26 – 28 (£22,937– £24,472) 37 hours per week Quote ref PWG 05/15/04 We are looking for a Project Worker to join our National award winning charity.  They will be working in the newly created Gay and Bisexual Men and Trans* [...]

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Domestic Abuse and Disability- An LGBT Perspective

Disability and domestic abuse is a toxic combination with heightened risks and additional barriers to reporting. The new Serious Crimes Act which received royal assent in March 2015, included criminalising coercive control for the first time. Coercive control concerns patterns of behaviour which cause mental and emotional harm rather than physical. These can include threats, intimidation, and [...]

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Stop Online Abuse

Galop are leading a new partnership involving Trans Media Watch, Women’s Resource Centre, Gires, Rights of Women,  All Sorts, and LGBT Consortuim,  funded by the GEO  to stop online abuse. Partners have come together to create a new website which  gives practical advice, gives information on how to access emotional support, and where to go [...]

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