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Recruiting: Co-Facilitator Rape Crisis Evening Support Group for Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans women survivors

Solace Women’s Aid are recruiting to our North London Rape Crisis Service. We are looking for a Co-Facilitator for our monthly evening support group for Lesbian, Bi and Trans women survivors of Sexual Violence. North London Rape Crisis service is a Specialist Sexual Violence Service that supports women who have been affected by sexual violence [...]

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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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Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women’s Support Group

A monthly Wednesday evening support group from 6-7.30pm run by North London Rape Crisis in Islington was launched in February 2015. The aim of the group is breaking isolation, providing information and ways to manage the impact of abuse, growth and the empowerment of women. This is achieved through offering a safe space to meet, [...]

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Domestic Homicide Reviews and LGBT victims

A domestic violence and abuse incident which results in the death of the victim is often not a first attack and is likely to have been preceded by psychological and emotional abuse. Many people and agencies may have known of these attacks – neighbours, for example, may have heard violence, a GP may have examined [...]

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