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Marital Captivity: Creating a support system

Marital Captivity: Creating a support system

In her second blog for Savera UK on the topic of marital captivity, Shirin Musa, of Dutch organisation, Femmes for Freedom, explains how she brought a civil case against her ...
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Marital Captivity: Trapped in a religious marriage

Marital Captivity: Trapped in a religious marriage

Shirin Musa is a legal, political, scientific, grassroots and media activist, campaigning against marital captivity and supporting those affected by the practice with the organisation Femmes for Freedom. In a ...
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Inclusive, accessible story times with Bookstart

Inclusive, accessible story times with Bookstart

Often Savera UK’s clients speak basic or no English and therefore do not always have the opportunity to read stories to their children. This can lead to longer-term implications such ...
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Savera UK Support Team Summer Update

Savera UK Support Team Summer Update

As restrictions have lifted, the Savera UK Support Team has been able to restart its much-loved in-person drop-in sessions. While some activities continue online, since June, we have had opportunities ...
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Collaboration needed to tackle ‘honour’-based abuse

Organisations tackling ‘honour’-based abuse cite increased collaboration and communication as vital in fight Increased collaboration and communication between local and national government, police forces and both statutory and voluntary services ...
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Savera UK Partners with Love Your Neighbour

Savera UK Partners with Love Your Neighbour

Savera UK is partnering with Love Your Neighbour to support its clients through the provision of meals and groceries. Love Your Neighbour is an alliance of multi-denominational churches across the ...
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Event | Day of Memory 2021

Event | Day of Memory 2021

Discussing the Domestic Abuse Act, migrant women and ‘honour’-based abuse Date: Wednesday 14th July Time: 4pm - 6pm Location: Online, registration essential To mark the National Day of Memory for ...
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Introducing Our First Ever Impact Report

Introducing Our First Ever Impact Report

For more than ten years now, Savera UK has been supporting individuals who are at risk or survivors of ‘honour’-based abuse and harmful practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) ...
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Student Spotlight: Laura, Social Work Student

Student Spotlight: Laura, Social Work Student

As Social Work student Laura’s time with Savera UK comes to an end, we find out a little more about her time working with the charity. Laura is a mum ...
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Friendship ‘cross the Mersey

Friendship ‘cross the Mersey

Throughout lockdown, the Savera UK Support Team ran online coffee mornings to reduce social isolation for our service users. Lockdown easing has now allowed the team to restart day trips ...
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