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Savera UK Youth Winner of Youth Led National Crimebeat Awards

Savera UK Youth Winner of Youth Led National Crimebeat Awards

Savera UK Youth has placed third in the Youth Led National Crimebeat Awards. The National Crimebeat is the youth crime prevention charity of the High Sheriffs’ Association in England and ...
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Funding for charities tackling HBA “woefully inadequate”

Funding for charities tackling HBA “woefully inadequate”

A lecturer undertaking doctoral research on ‘honour’-based violence (HBV) has described Government funding made available for charities providing support for those at risk as “woefully inadequate” to meet the increased ...
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A Message from Savera UK Founder Afrah Qassim during the COVID-19 crisis

I want to start by saying a huge thank you to the Savera UK team. They have been amazing in adapting to the COVID-19 change and continuing to provide support ...
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COVID-19: The impact on those at risk or survivors of HBA

COVID-19: The impact on those at risk or survivors of HBA

The COVID-19 crisis is affecting all areas of life and there has been high profile discussion around the impact of lockdown and isolation on those who are at risk from ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

Blog: Being on student placement at Savera UK during lockdown

Being a Social Work student is something that for the past 2 years I have really enjoyed. As I am in my second year of study this is where I ...
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service update

Support over the Bank Holiday

Savera UK will be closed for the Bank Holiday weekend. Therefore, staff will not be available to take your call and our helpline will not be monitored. You can view ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

Blog: Supporting Survivors of ‘Honour’-Based Abuse

Being a Community Support Worker and supporting survivors of 'honour'-based abuse and harmful practices at Savera UK is busy, unpredictable, sometimes challenging but always rewarding. Given the nature of the ...
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How COVID-19 is endangering people at risk of ‘honour’-based abuse

It is like we have stepped into the world of a dystopian novel. The UK is in lockdown, you cannot have a conversation with someone without mentioning the words ‘Coronavirus’, ...
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Service Update: COVID-19

In response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the information provided by the UK Government and Public Health England, as of Monday 23rd March 2020 Savera UK have ...
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Why is it important to have awareness campaigns?

Why is it important to have awareness campaigns?

We need national awareness campaigns such as International Women's Day and UN 16 Days of Activism because we live in a world that is at war; at war with other ...
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