Category: News

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“Savera UK continues to provide vital support to those at risk.”

I welcome you to our newsletter. My introduction for our third newsletter this year is about reflecting on how we survived the last few months of COVID-19 and how it ...
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ITV’s ‘Honour’ highlights that ‘honour’-based abuse is an issue in the UK

The ITV drama ‘Honour’, which concluded last night on ITV1, shines a much-needed spotlight on ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) in the UK. Starring British actress Keeley Dawes as DCI Caroline Goode, ...
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Payzee Mahmod Savera UK Ambassador

Payzee Mahmod Joins Savera UK as Survivor Ambassador

Payzee Mahmod, a prominent campaigner against ‘honour’-based abuse, female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage has been appointed as a Savera UK Survivor Ambassador. A survivor of FGM and child ...
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Domestic Abuse Bill: The Silence on ‘Honour’-Based Violence is Deafening

Domestic Abuse Bill: The Silence on ‘Honour’-Based Violence is Deafening

The anticipated Domestic Abuse (DA) Bill has finally been pushed through Parliament after months of delays attributed to Brexit, the general election and the Coronavirus crisis. However, despite taking over ...
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Evaluation Launch Webinar

Evaluation Launch Webinar

Event: Savera UK Evaluation Launch Date: Friday 28th August 2020 Time: 1pm-3:30pm Location: Zoom Webinar (link to follow) Tickets: Free, registration essential This event is to launch the findings of ...
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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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