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Disability and Sexual Violence

Scope have released a blog about disabled Survivors, what a fantastic way to shine a light on the very hidden abuse that happens to disabled individuals and how much access to services needs to be improved, ourselves included. Take a read … Read more ››

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We Still Don’t Call It Rape

This weekend I read a book from 1988 called “I Never Called It Rape”. The book itself is an in-depth look at a then new phenomenon they termed ‘date / acquaintance rape’. Date rape now has very different connotations so … Read more ››

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Survive celebrates it’s 25th Anniversary

Survive celebrated it’s 25th year on Wednesday 7th Ocotber 2015 with our AGM event held at the Monkbar Hotel in York, guest speaker Rachael Maskell MP and the Mayoress Sonja Crisp were in attendance as well as other representatives of … Read more ››

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Worrying report – Child Sexual Abuse increase In North Yorkshire

According to latest police figures there has been an increase in incidents reported in North Yorkshire and also across the country. ‘Figures released by the NSPCC, which were obtained using the Freedom of Information Act, showed 391 incidents were reported … Read more ››

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Survive will be at York Pride

Come and show us your support at our stall on the Knavesmire on the 20th June 2015 where we will have a stall to raise awareness of child sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault. Hope to see you there.

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Male Survivors Support Group !

A new male survivors support group will be starting on Monday 20th April from 7pm til 9pm. If you would be interested in meeting others in a safe space then please contact the office for more details. We know from … Read more ››

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New Zealand judge Lowell Goddard to lead abuse inquiry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31130805

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Theresa May expected to announce her choice of chairman for the independant inquiry.

The home secretary is expected to announce her choice of chairman for the independent inquiry into historical child abuse, which was first announced seven months ago.

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We are currently seeking Male volunteers and trustees

We are looking for male volunteers and trustees  – if you would like to be involved then we would love to hear from you. Specifically looking for people who would be interested in helping to facilitate the men drop in … Read more ››

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Christmas Opening Times

Survive will not be open during the Christmas period. Please see below for details: 25th December – 5th January Survive will be closed 24th December – Helpline open as usual  

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