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Savera UK Welcomes New Survivor Ambassador Khatra Paterson

Savera UK Welcomes New Survivor Ambassador Khatra Paterson

Savera UK is delighted to welcome Khatra Paterson to join Kiara Mohamed and Babs Ceesay as Survivor Ambassadors. Khatra is the Director and owner of KP Aesthetics, wife, mother of ...
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Celebrating 10 years – A Message from the Founder

Savera UK is celebrating its 10-year anniversary - who would ever have thought? My initial idea was to put on an event to highlight the difference between forced marriage and ...
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Savera UK Celebrates 10 Years

Savera UK Celebrates 10 Years

Savera UK is celebrating its 10th birthday. For ten years, the organisation has supported some of the most vulnerable people in society at risk of ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and harmful ...
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No Recourse to Public Funds leaves migrant abuse victims in the lurch

No Recourse to Public Funds leaves migrant abuse victims in the lurch

The Coronavirus crisis presents one of the most testing times for all aspects of daily life in post-war Britain. Yet as Britons have had access to furlough schemes and welfare ...
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Maya Jama presents ‘honour’-based abuse event with Savera UK Youth

Maya Jama presents ‘honour’-based abuse event with Savera UK Youth

TV presenter Maya Jama joined Savera UK Youth on Friday 31 July to host a youth-led quiz speaking out against ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA). The online quiz was the part of ...
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Savera UK CEO Afrah Qassim speaks out on BBC Radio Merseyside

Savera UK CEO, Afrah Qassim was invited to speak on BBC Radio Merseyside’s ‘Daybreak with Helen Jones’ following reports of an increase of domestic abuse in the UK during the ...
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Savera UK Youth: #ImSpeakingOut with Maya Jama Quiz

Savera UK Youth: #ImSpeakingOut with Maya Jama Quiz

SAVERA UK YOUTH QUIZ TO SPEAK OUT ABOUT ‘HONOUR’-BASED ABUSE FOR THE NATIONAL DAY OF MEMORY 2020. Event Details Event: #ImSpeakingOut with Maya Jama Location: Online event Date: Friday 31st ...
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Metro Mayor and Regional Police & Crime Commissioners Speak Out Against ‘Honour’-Based Abuse

Metro Mayor and Regional Police & Crime Commissioners Speak Out Against ‘Honour’-Based Abuse

The Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner, Jane Kennedy, Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, David Keane and the Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, have issued a joint ...
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A Letter from Newly Appointed CEO Afrah Qassim

On the 11th August of this year Savera UK will celebrate its 10-year anniversary. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, we are unable to celebrate in the way we hoped, ...
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Challenges Faced Supporting Those at Risk of 'Honour'-Based Abuse

Challenges Faced Supporting Those at Risk of ‘Honour’-Based Abuse

Navigating COVID-19 challenges In August of this year, Savera UK will celebrate 10 years since its establishment. We have achieved so much and faced many challenges, but the current pandemic ...
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