Until the Violence Stops (Tender) – Group Award Nominee – 2008

Tender is a small local charity working with young people to stop violence in relationships, using preventative measures. Launched in 2003, Tender uses drama and education to challenge anti-social behaviour and tolerance of violence to prevent deaths, trauma, homelessness, Teenage pregnancy, and social disintegration that results from domestic abuse and sexual violence. Tender actively works […]

Apna Haq – Group Award Nominee – 2008

Apna Haq had the courage to set up a domestic violence support service for women in their community. As well as supporting hundreds of women and children they have challenged their community to recognise the issue and challenged other organisations to address the needs of black women. Apna Haq demonstrate the value and importance of […]

Cleveland & Redcar Rape Crisis: Kay Davies and Helen Danks – Group Award Nominee – 2007

Kay and Helen, as individual women and within Cleveland & Redcar Rape Crisis, have been tireless in raising awareness of sexual violence against women and girls. Their major achievement was awareness-raising, across a five year period, with the eventual outcome of painstakingly re-establishing secure rape crisis services within Cleveland/Teeside after the closure of Create in […]

Ashiana Network – Group Award Nomination – 2006

Ashiana Network’s purpose is to empower South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women aged between 16-30, who are experiencing domestic violence, by providing them with culturally sensitive advice, support and safe housing – enabling them to make positive and appropriate choices for themselves – and to raise awareness of domestic violence and carry out preventative work […]