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The Survivors Trust helpline hours extended supported by ITV’s Broadchurch

The Survivors Trust helpline will be open 7 days a week, 10am to midnight, throughout the 8 week broadcast of ITV’s third and final series of Broadchurch.   In this latest series, David Tennant and Olivia Coleman reprise their roles as DI Alec Hardy and DS Miller as they investigate a serious sexual assault in […]

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Warwickshire Police launch refreshed Stop Rape Now campaign to tackle rape and sexual assault

Warwickshire Police has re-launched the successful Stop Rape Now campaign after developing its latest phase, “CNOSENT, don’t mix it up”. This new phase is targeting young adults and focuses on encouraging an open discussion about consent.  The aim is to inform and educate 18 to 24 year olds and leave them with the knowledge to […]

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Ian Ackley: A Plea from the Heart – Survivors: Speak Out, Seek Support – Society: Make sure Support is there

I am 48 years of age and live in London with my partner and four children. When I was a child I was sexually abused by my football coach over a three and a half year period between the ages of 11 and 14. I did not disclose the abuse until I was approx. 26 […]

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Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

6th to 12th February 2017 is the national Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence awareness week The Survivors Trust supports the Its Not Ok Campaign.  It is hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since the successful launch of the Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness week. The awareness week was established to give […]

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How good are we at meeting the healthcare needs of women survivors of childhood sexual abuse and how can we improve our quality of care? A national survey.

                The Survivors Trust is collaborating with King’s College to run a survey to explore the health care needs of survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the UK and their level of satisfaction and feedback on the healthcare services that they have used. The survey we are conducting […]

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Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

The first ever Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week kicks off with a ground-breaking launch at London’s City Hall next month. Organisers hope the nationwide week-long series of events, from 1st – 7th February, will spread the message that any form of sexual abuse and violence is unacceptable. The seven-day programme aims to generate […]

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HRH Princess Royal Presents OBE to Fay Maxted – CEO of TST

6 Oct 2015 Fay Maxted OBE: “for services to Survivors and victims of rape and sexual violence”. 1) Today, at Buckingham Palace, HRH the Princess Royal, Princess Anne, presented Fay Maxted, CEO of the Survivors [1] Trust, with an OBE (Officer of the most excellent Order of the British Empire) in recognition of her “services to […]

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FOI Request: Rape & Sexual Assaults in British Schools

6 Sept 2015: Back-to-School: FOI Request reveals 5,500 sexual assaults including 635 rapes in UK schools in 3 years. As reported by Claire Savage BBC 5Live

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TST in Guardian: Survivors Deprived of their Human Rights

Tuesday 11 Aug 2015: Guardian: Josh Halliday Sexual Abuse charity funding crisis sees up to 10,000 in UK wait a year for helphttp://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/aug/11/sex-abuse-charity-funding-crisis Fay Maxted OBE, CEO of the Survivors Trust is quoted: Fay Maxted OBE, the chief executive of the Survivors Trust, a national umbrella group for sexual abuse charities, said victims were being deprived […]

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TST in Guardian: Rape & CSA Charity Funding Crisis placing Survivors at risk

9 July 2015: Child sexual abuse charities face closure due to funding ‘stitch up’ Fay Maxted OBE quoted as stating: “The Home Office has increased funding, and the Norfolk PCC funding should have helped out the specialist agencies providing these services but it didn’t,” said Fay Maxted OBE, chief executive of the Survivors Trust, a […]

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