8 10, 2015

Definitions, disadvantage and domestic violence

By |2019-05-14T09:53:44+00:00October 8th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

‘What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.’
Romeo and Juliet (11, ii,1-2)

Shakespeare’s Juliet knew that Romeo’s surname did not take into account all the things she loved about him; he was more than his name. Yet, in order to make sense of our world, we continue to ascribe names and definitions to everything, perhaps forgetting that they can never truly encompass everything that something is.

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7 10, 2015

Survivors Rights – End Violence Against Woman publishes new briefing

By |2019-05-14T10:47:51+00:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: News|

The End Violence Against Women Coalition has published a new Briefing Paper on the rights of women and girls to specialist support when they have suffered or are at risk of abuse, and has written to the Communities Secretary Greg Clark MP calling on the UK Government to act to make these rights a reality.

Read more about it here.

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