This year the One Billion Rising day of awareness lands on a weekend - Saturday 14 February 2015. One Billion Rising is an international campaign to engage, awaken and join people worldwide to end violence against women and girls.
There are events in various locations around the UK. If there isn't one near you then why not plan your own event. There are lots of useful tips and resources on the One Billion Rising website.
Keeping yourself safe when using the Internet is something everyone needs to know how to do. It is not always as technical or complicated as you might think. There is an excellent article on the Women's Aid website, which provides lots of useful information on how to do this.
We have included a button on our website that will take you to another web page if you feel you need to cover your tracks. However, by using the Back button it is possible for someone to
At Splitz we believe that students deserve the best opportunity to develop their theory into practice and we offer placements on many of our projects across the region.
Mainly, we will consider applications for placements from students in Higher Education. Due to the nature of our much of work we cannot normally accept students who are still in Secondary Education. We have hosted social work students from Bath University, Southampton University, Winchester University, University of West of England and Wiltshire College.
Helen approached us in March 2013. She was
depressed, struggling through the process of losing
her daughters to long term foster care, living on a
budget and still struggling to get out of a controlling
relationship, even though she was divorced 5 years
ago and her ex was remarried. She was also being
controlled by her son who lived with her ex, his
Liz, a lone parent with 3 children was referred to Community4 by the Paloma Project when she required support to move to a new area after experiencing domestic violence.
Sandra had experienced and witnessed domestic abuse from a very early age. She is the youngest of a family of 5 and the daughter to the perpetrator; the other children were his step-children. Her father misused drugs and would become extremely violent when under the influence. She watched as her father physically and emotionally abused her mother, half- brother and half-sister. On one occasion Sandra stopped her brother from drowning in his own bath as his father had punched his face so hard that he was knocked out for nearly three hours.
Hilary and Pete have been married for five years.
Originally from Uganda, he is a Commonwealth
soldier based in Wiltshire. His assaults against her
had became progressively worse with both police
and Army Welfare involvement. Hilary self referred
to Splitz after being given our leaflet at the Hive.
Hilary was struggling to accept her failed marriage,
which culturally is considered shameful. Pete had
been back to Uganda and married again, which
seems to be legal in Uganda. He wanted to bring his
second wife and baby into the quarters; escalating
Mr Brown was referred to the Turnaround
programme via Social Services. Mr Brown was being
abusive to his partner and there was concern about
neglect of the children.
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