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Calls for Sex Education in All Schools

An open letter to Education Secretary Justine Greening, co-signed by MPs from across parties and leading charities was delivered this week. The letter (which you can read here) makes the case for new legislation in the Children and Social Work Bill to ensure children are taught about health relationships and consent in schools. The letter states: Children and young…

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Negotiating adolescence in the digital age .. adventures in uncharted territory?

This months blog is from Michèle Bartlett, who reflects on her work delivering workshops in schools on the impact of pornography. Michèle Bartlett MA is a UKCP Accredited Child Psychotherapist. She works in private practice and in the education sector and runs workshops and consults on the impact of digital technology on children and young people. Michèle is…

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The DAY Programme

DAY is a youth domestic abuse and exploitation education programme. It uses a personification of the Duluth wheel of power and control to equip young people to identify domestic abuse. The main aims are to: equip young people to identify abuse and critique messages in popular culture which promote abuse, alongside this enabling young people to think about healthy relationships and…

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Great new resources and award nominations!

We are thrilled to have WON the MEDEA Professional Production Award! We believe this highlights how important prevention work is and hopefully that this site offers a unique space to learn about VAWG and understand how to challenge and prevent it. We have also been shortlisted for two prestigious learning awards (to be announced in February).…

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Pornographic Performances – OBJECT / Imkaan

This report explores the prevalent racism and sexism in music videos. Pornographic Performances was commissioned by the EVAW Coalition, Object and the black feminist organisation Imkaan 

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VIDEO: Our Girl – AVA

‘Our Girl’ is a three minute film aimed at getting communities talking and acting towards putting a stop to forced marriage. The film is part animated and it features several filmed scenarios, all based on true cases of forced marriage.

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Forced Marriage

Definition A forced marriage is where one or both people do not (or in cases of people with learning disabilities, cannot) consent to the marriage and pressure or abuse is used. It is an appalling and indefensible practice and is recognised in the UK as a form of violence against women and men, domestic/child abuse…

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Teenage Relationship Abuse

Definition Teenage relationship abuse is when there is actual or threatened abuse within a romantic relationship or a former relationship. One partner will try to maintain power and control over the other. This abuse can take a number of forms: physical, sexual, financial, emotional or social. This includes coercive and controlling behaviour. The current UK…

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Join up with local Campaigns

Campaigning to stop Violence Against Women and Girls: There are some great international, national and local campaigns to stop Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). Find out what local organisations are doing to campaign on Violence Against Women and Girls and see how you can join them. See some of the suggestions below for UK…

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FILM: Can You See Me? – Women’s Aid

‘Can You See Me?’ is a 20 minute DVD complete with education pack that aims to reduce abusive behaviour in young people’s relationships. The resources is aimed at 15 – 16 year olds and can be used in schools or any other settings (clubs, groups) to explore the issue of domestic abuse in teenage relationships

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