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How can families and society hold perpetrators accountable?

At the heart of domestic abuse lies the coercive controller, a perpetrator whose manipulation and dominance thrive when not held accountable. Tragically, when families fail to hold these abusers accountable, it unwittingly reinforces their power and control, perpetuating a cycle of violence that impact lives

BAME: We’re not the same

The term BME (black and minority ethnic) has its roots in the idea of  ‘political blackness’, used by many in the anti-racist movement in the  1970s. The term evolved to become ‘BAME’ as it was pointed out there were other minority ethnic groups in the

Unveiling Child Marriage: A Form of Coercive Control

Child marriage is not merely a cultural relic or a tradition to be preserved; it is a manifestation of coercive control, perpetuating a cycle of oppression and harm that robs children of their autonomy and agency. In this blog, I will explore how child marriage

Cultural Competency within VAWG – Why is it Important?

Cultural competence refers to understanding, respecting, and effectively interacting with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. It involves having knowledge about different cultures, including their beliefs, values, customs, and practices, and using that knowledge to provide appropriate and effective services and support. In the context of