Savera UK Blog

Exploring issues around domestic abuse in BME communities

Savera UK Volunteer & Client - My Story

Savera UK Volunteer & Client - My Story I’ve met amazing, wonderful people in the short time I’ve known Savera. The staff themselves are the most caring, giving, loving people I have ever come across. (I might be a tad biased) I shudder to think what my life could have been... without them I’d be lost, but they took time out of their day to help me and I'm forever grateful. READMORE

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

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

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