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Funding Announced For Male Victims of Sexual Violence

Thursday 13th February 2014: Male victims of rape and sexual violence will receive increased access to vital help and support thanks to the first dedicated fund designed specifically to meet their needs, Victims’ Minister Damian Green MP has announced in an MoJ statement today. Since 2011, MoJ has provided over £5m to organisations supporting both […]

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Mandate NOW Response: Mandatory Reporting – NSPCC Position is Contradictory

  There are three possible categories of argument for keeping the disclosure of abuse in Regulated Activities1 discretionary. 1. That the reporting rate is already so high that no compulsion is required. 2. That although the reporting rate is not very high, mandatory reporting would not increase it significantly 3. That a low rate of reporting is […]

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Lottery Funding for TST Wales | TST Cymru

The Survivors Trust is delighted to have been awarded funding by the Big Lottery People and Places Fund to establish The Survivors Trust Wales, a small Wales national team to be based in Merthyr Tydfil. The Survivors Trust Wales will work to improve access to specialist rape and sexual abuse support services, including bilingual website [...]
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Lancashire Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre Trust House The Survivors Trust is delighted to have been awarded funding to set up a new rape support centre in Lancashire under the Coalition Government’s commitment to open 15 new rape support centres. The new centre will be called Lancashire Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre: Trust House. [...]
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Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse : “Law must change” say Rape & CSA charities

NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) is leading a coalition of charities in the call for legislation to introduce ‘Mandatory reporting’. The law would make failure to report suspected or known child abuse in ‘Regulated Activities’ a criminal offence. Regulated Activities include schools, sports clubs linked to national sports bodies, children’s homes and faith organisations*. […]

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Right to Review – Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Review Panel

  Right to Review – Child Sexual Abuse Review Panel TST is recommending member agencies and ISVAs to alert their clients to the new right to review which has just been established by the Crown Prosecution Service and Police.    The issue of survivors feeling that their case has not been investigated thoroughly or that perpetrators […]

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“Victims” minister, Helen Grant, announces £4 million to help Rape Survivors rebuild their lives

On Friday 22nd February 2013, “Victims” Minister Helen Grant MP announced funding totalling £4 million to help rape “victims” rebuild their lives. The funding will allow four new rape support centres to open in areas where survivors/victims suffer without expert help, and will also provide further funding for the 65 centres already funded by the […]

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TST funded for New Rape Support Centres in Reading & Berkshire & Central Lancashire

The Survivors Trust is delighted to have been awarded funding to set up two new rape support centres – one to be based in Reading & Berkshire and one to be based in Central Lancashire. Reading & Berkshire Rape Support Centre The new rape support centre will be developing its services over the next three […]

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TST Website Launched!

7 Sept 2012: The Survivors Trust is delighted at the launch of its new website. We welcome your feedback. Like most websites it is and will be a work in progress. We assure you that all the information and resources specified on the site will be available to view. We will also be showing off […]

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