Savera UK Blog

Exploring issues around domestic abuse in BME communities

Article by a Calderstones Sixth Former

Article by a Calderstones Sixth Former Many students had never heard of female genital mutilation or honour killings, and so this gave us an opportunity to effectively showcase everything we had learned and inform the students of the issues at hand. READMORE

3 Facts About FGM

3 Facts About FGM Female genital mutilation (FGM) is any procedure involving partial or total removal of the external female genitals or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. READMORE

What did UK Parliament Week teach us?

What did UK Parliament Week teach us? “Education is key” - it’s something that Savera UK’s patron Nazir Afzal OBE said at our Memorial Day Conference for those who were killed as a result of Honour Based Abuse last July. READMORE

How BME women are affected mentally by abuse

How BME women are affected mentally by abuse . It’s not the objective facts that determine whether an event is traumatic, but your subjective emotional experience of the event. The more frightened and helpless you feel, the more likely you are to be traumatised. READMORE