Alice Anson – Individual Award Nominee – 2003

Alice, who is about 80 years of age, has been an inexhaustible volunteer for local voluntary women’s groups for 30 years, including Watford Women’s Centre, and Harrow Women’s Refuge. She was one of the founder members of Rape Crisis South West Herts, in 1986, and since that time she has been actively involved in all aspects of the helpline and in face to face counselling of numerous women and girls. She has played a major role in fundraising for the group, and has addressed groups and organisations, run stalls at fêtes and used any and every opportunity to raise money and awareness of the issues. She has done much to alleviate the suffering of many women and girls and help them on their journey of survival.