Savera UK Blog

Exploring issues around domestic abuse in BME communities

Afrah Qassim - My Story

Afrah Qassim - My Story Some people ask me if I was a survivor of domestic abuse or harmful practices. My answer is no, I consider myself lucky, because I could have easily been forced into marriage at the age of 11years old. READMORE

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