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News, Briefings & Reports

After a year of social distancing we need to talk about hugging, contact and consent...
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For survivors of sexual abuse, prostate concerns can be hard to deal with. Get the lowdown on what to look for and the support available.
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Find out about the ways we can all choose to challenge the abusive behaviour of others.
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Asa support hub for adult survivors of sexual violence launches during Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week.
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Read our response to the Crown Prosecution Service Consultation on changes to the RASSO legal guideance.
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Notts SVS Services commissioned to provide the new Adult Sexual Violence Survivors Hub and Therapy Support Service in Nottinghamshire.
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The Crown Prosecution Services (CPS) is currently consulting on changes to their pre-trial therapy guidance. Read our response here.
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We're able to support survivors of sexual violence throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Our face-to-face support is now provided via phone or online.
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The IPSO review of the Editor's Code is a significant opportunity for us to challenge rape myths and misinformation in the press.
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Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week sees the launch of the Consent Coalition website and consent resources for the people of Nottingham/shire
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Our Support-After-TV campaign is taking a huge step forward and we are currently drafting guidelines to submit to Ofcom in response to their consultation
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Notts SVSS have again met the Rape Crisis England and Wales National Service Standards and maintain membership of this valuable organisation.
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IPSO's Review Consultation of their Editorial Code signifies a huge opportunity for us to get rid of rape myths and misinformation in the media.
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We have contacted General Election candidates in Nottingham/shire asking them to pledge to support survivors of sexual violence.
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Help commissioners understand how services can be targeted to best meet the needs of future survivors.
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View or download our translated guide to services from our website.
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On 31st July IICSA published its Report into the Children in the Care of Nottinghamshire Councils. See our response and details of support available here.
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Extra support will be available to survivors of child sexual abuse affected by the publication of the IICSA report for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
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The IICSA has published its report into Children in the Care of Nottinghamshire Councils. You can access the report and details of support available here.
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We're undertaking a digital review of our services to ensure that they help us to provide the best for our clients and staff both now and in the future.
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We're asking for all UK TV networks to provide support information after all shows that feature sexual violence, across their live and digital platforms.
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We are currently recruiting for Helpline Volunteers, with the next round of training due to start in February.
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We are very pleased to be awarded a Lime Culture Award for being an ‘Exceptional ISVA Team’ in recognition of the outstanding support we offer.
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Organisations in Nottingham look back together on some recent achievements that help to keep women safer in Nottingham/shire
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We have been helping IPSO with the creation of their guide for survivors of sexual violence, who are considering talking to the media.
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We are delighted to have received funding to secure and enhance two of our vital services for survivors; the ISVA Service and our Survivors' Support Service
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Nottinghamshire Sexual Assault Referral Centre provision has changed. There are now two SARCs, one for children and young people, the other for adults
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Our @NoMoreRapeMyths Twitter campaign directly challenges media use of rape myths whilst encouraging responsible coverage on the issue of sexual violence.
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We will look after any personal information that you share with us. This is central to our values as an organisation.
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Our building is getting too small and we have decided that it is time to look for new premises that will see us through the next 30 years.
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This week long spotlight spreads the message that any form of sexual abuse or sexual violence is unacceptable
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Our Survivors Support Service offers support to anyone aged 13 years and over who is a survivor of recent or non–recent institutional child sexual abuse.
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Nottingham providers of specialist domestic and sexual violence services look back on some recent successes.
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Nottinghamshire Police have launched a Consent Questionnaire top help increase understanding of consent and prevent sexual violence and rape.
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The contact details for the Topaz Centre have changed. Help us to keep survivors informed by updating your webpages, leaflets and information stores.
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With returning students and ‘Freshers’ starting university this week, now is a good time to look at how our universities are making Nottingham a safer place to study.
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The Government has announced plans to make it easier for survivors of domestic violence to register anonymously on the Electoral Register.
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With positive feedback on our Mindfulness course in June, there is still time to enrol on our next course starting in October.
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Are you interested in supporting people who have experienced rape or sexual abuse? We are currently recruiting Helpline Volunteers and Volunteer Counsellors.
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The IICSA Truth Project has come to Nottingham to listen to victims/survivors of child sexual abuse who may have been failed in the past.
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On 6th June, following a rebranding process, Nottinghamshire Rape Crisis Centre became Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services (Notts SVS Services)
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On 14th March HRH the Duchess of Cornwall visited Boots UK, Nottingham, to launch a wash bag scheme to provide extra comfort and support to survivors.
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Following a successful bid to provide specialist support to survivors, we have been able to expand our range of services and what the organisation offers.
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New Mindfulness Courses at Notts SVS Services. We will be running our first Mindfulness Course, starting on 6th June from 10am – 12 noon, for 5 weeks.
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