Category: News

service update

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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international women's day

4 ways you can support us this International Women’s Day

International Women's Day (8th March) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

The Mental Health Impact on Young People After Abuse

My name is Carl Dutton, I am a mental health practitioner having trained as a mental health nurse and psychotherapist. Over the last 15 years I have worked within different ...
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Action FGM

Savera UK Backs Anti-FGM Manifesto

This month, Savera UK marked International Zero Tolerance for FGM Day by joining with other members of ACTION:FGM to deliver a manifesto to the Prime Minister demanding the eradication of ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

Female Genital Mutilation: The Importance of Breaking the Cycle

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2020: The Importance of Breaking the Cycle Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a form of gender-based violence, inflicted on women and ...
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International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM: Youth Power

6th February is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM which is a day of international observation sponsored by the United Nations. As FGM is internationally recognised as a ...
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Sunetra Sarker named ambassador for Savera UK

Sunetra Sarker named ambassador for Savera UK

The team at Savera UK is excited to reveal British TV stalwart, Sunetra Sarker, best known for her role as Zoe Hanna in BBC 1’s Casualty, as celebrity ambassador for ...
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A look back at a busy and successful year at Savera UK

A look back at a busy and successful year at Savera UK

Savera UK had another very busy year in 2019 from providing crucial support to over 100 individuals at risk of harmful practices, to encouraging thousands of people to #SpeakOut as ...
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Afrah Qassim

Founder Afrah Qassim reflects on 2019

Reflecting on 2019, as an organisation we have exceeded our goals. However, we have faced a number of challenges which tested our resilience and showed me the strength of everyone ...
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