Category: News

Debbie with Savera UK team members Chelsea, Lauren and Jenny

Student Spotlight: Debbie, International Public Health Student

As our regular ‘Student Spotlights’ show, we often welcome student placements into our support team to learn about what we do and how we operate. However, this month Savera UK ...
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Savera UK Founder and CEO, Afrah Qassim

Savera UK Founder and CEO finalist for Merseyside Women of the Year Awards 2022

Savera UK Founder and CEO, Afrah Qassim, has been announced as a finalist for Merseyside Women of the Year Awards 2022. Afrah was previously awarded ‘Humanitarian of the Year’ at ...
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Setting the Story Straight: Challenging and informing media representation of HBA and harmful practices

Setting the Story Straight: Challenging and informing media representation of HBA and harmful practices

On Thursday 9th June (4pm - 6pm) Savera UK will host a free webinar examining how 'honour'-based abuse (HBA) and harmful culturally-specific practices are represented in the media.  The event ...
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Supporting Survivors’ Mental Health as Savera UK

Supporting Survivors’ Mental Health as Savera UK

Following Mental Health Awareness Week, Savera UK is shining a light on the impact that ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) has on the mental health of our clients and how our one-to-one ...
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Get Involved: Setting the Story Straight - HBA and Media

Get Involved: Setting the Story Straight – HBA and Media

Working with survivors of and individuals/communities affected by ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and harmful practices, Savera UK often encounters a lack of understanding or the perpetuation of unhelpful myths and stereotypes ...
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Payzee Mahmod Savera UK Ambassador

Savera UK celebrates introduction of new law banning child marriage

Savera UK welcomes the news that the minimum age of marriage will be raised from 16 to 18 in England and Wales. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill, ...
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‘Embodied Healing’ helps Savera UK clients manage trauma

‘Embodied Healing’ helps Savera UK clients manage trauma

Over the last three weeks Savera UK clients have been taking part in sessions on ‘Embodied Healing’. The sessions have been delivered by one of our student placements, Aleesha, who ...
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Savera UK Clients Celebrate International Women’s Day 2022

Savera UK Clients Celebrate International Women’s Day 2022

In March, Savera UK marked International Women’s Day by holding a celebratory lunch for our amazing clients, who continually overcome hurdles in the face of adversity and are testament themselves ...
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Student Spotlight: Taylor and Jackie, Social Work Students

Student Spotlight: Taylor and Jackie, Social Work Students

Savera UK regularly welcomes student placements so they can learn about what we do, how our team operates and the work involved in advocating for those at risk of ‘honour’-based ...
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International Women's Day 2022: Help #BreakTheBias with Savera UK

International Women’s Day 2022: Help #BreakTheBias with Savera UK

Today (Tuesday 8th March 2022) is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme, #BreakTheBias, calls on people globally to strive for a “gender equal world” that is “free of bias, ...
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