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    'Fathers and Men who are Experiencing an Abusive Relationship' 

    Men, with or without children are experiencing abuse on daily basis and for what ever reason not coming forward and therefore not getting the support they need. Don’t suffer in silence any longer. Support and a listening ear is waiting for you.

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    NEW 'Unleash Your Awesome' Event 10th July 2017

    We are lucky enough to be able to offer another ‘Unleash Your Awesome’ event as we did in September last year.And it will be facilitated again by Taz Thornton, who helps people unleash their inner self and move on from the feelings of low self-esteem for example. The event is about leaving behind the label of survivor/victim and giving the person the confidence to feel good aboutthe future and how they can look ...

  • StalkingMatters 2017

    National Stalking Awareness Week 24th—28th April

    Suzy Lamplugh Trust believes that everyone has the right to live life free from the harassment of stalkers.They want to make sure everyone knows that #StalkingMatters and that no one should live in fear of another person.

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    International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

    6th February 2017 is FGM Zero Tolerance Day. Make sure you are aware of the facts and your responsibilities. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is child abuse and violates the rights to health, security and physical integrity of the person and to be free from torture, cruel and degrading treatment. Professionals have a duty to safeguard everyone, including women and girls, which means tackling FGM is an integral part of their role. Effective action must be taken to do so. FGM is ...

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    Christmas and New Year

    Domestic abuse happens every day of the year, but can seem harder to live with at this time of year, but you don’t have to go through it on your own.

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    Lincoln Pride 2016

    All too often when we think about domestic abuse we picture a man and a woman in a relationship. Domestic Abuse can and does happen to anyone, including to people in same sex relationships. Domestic abuse is complex and it takes a lot of courage to report it and seek help. For people in same sex relationships it can sometimes be even harder to report it and ask for help. Often threats are made to tell others about a persons sexuality as a way of controlling them or hurting them — particularly ...

  • World Suicide Prevention Day

    The World Health Organization estimates that over 800,000 people die by suicide each year - that’s one person every 40 seconds. Up to 25 times as many again make a suicide attempt. The tragic ripple effect means that there are many, many more people who have been bereaved by suicide or have been close to someone who has tried to take his or her own life. And this is happening in spite of the fact that suicide is preventable.

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    Moving on from domestic abuse

    A workshop is being held in Spalding for people in Lincolnshire who want to start afresh having experienced domestic abuse in the past.

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    Honour Based Abuse (HBA) Remembrance Day

    14th July 2016 was held as a memorial to remember victims of honour killings. Karma Nirvana and Cosmopolitan were leading the campaign in memory of Shafelia Ahmed who was murdered by her parents in 2003.

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    Galop - The New National support service for LGBT victims of domestic abuse

    Broken Rainbow unfortunately went into liquidation last month, however the National Helpline still remains 0800 999 5428 or 0300 999 5428

  • World Elder Abuse Day - 15th June 2016

    World Elder Abuse Day – 15th June 2016

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15th June attempts to shine a light on the problem of physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders.

  • Mental Health Awareness Week 16-22 May 2016

    Mental Health Awareness Week

    The 16th to the 22nd May is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year the Mental Health Foundation are concentrating on Relationships.

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    Think you know what stalking is?

    Lincolnshire County Council’s Domestic Abuse team supports this year’s National Stalking Awareness Week.

  • Suzy Lamplugh Stalking Counts logo 2016

    National Stalking Awareness Week 18th April to 24th April

    Stalking is a pattern of repeated and persistent unwanted behaviour that is intrusive and engenders fear, it is when one person becomes fixated or obsessed with another and the attention is unwanted.

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    Murdered By My Father - BBC Three Drama

    A hard-hitting factual-based drama with a devastating finale, Murdered By My Father presents a story about the power and the limits of love in communities where ‘honour’ means everything.

  • Mandy Thomas opens up about her experience of domestic abuse in her latest post on MumsNet

    Facing up to the ugly reality of domestic abuse

    Mandy Thomas, survivor ambassador for Women’s Aid and the inspiration behind The Archers’ storyline shares her experience.

  • Behind Closed Doors

    BBC documentary offers detailed insight into three abuse survivors' lives

    Behind Closed Doors followed three abuse victims over 12 months.

  • Christmas tree decorations

    Christmas and New Year while living with domestic abuse

    The festive season can be a difficult time for those suffering abuse.

  • Boston United suppot White Ribbon campaign

    Multiple Lincolnshire agencies team up for Domestic Abuse 16 Days of Action

    Lincolnshire County Council’s Domestic Abuse Service teams up with Boston United to say no to violence against women this White Ribbon Day.

  • Domestice Abuse Conference 2015

    Lincolnshire's Domestic Abuse Learning and Development Event 2015

    Delegates from key services and agencies met to see how they could improve Domestic Abuse aid in Lincolnshire.

  • Domestic abuse together we can stop it

    Lincolnshire domestic abuse victim speaks out

    Maddie Sylvester (39)* from Lincolnshire has, for the first time, told her story of a life of domestic abuse in a bid to empower others.

  • Domestic abuse together we can stop it

    Dublin mum, Emma Murphy, takes brave stand against domestic abuse in viral video.

    Emma uses her experiences to reach out to other mothers who are victims of abuse to seek support for themselves and their children, and her viral video clip has currently had two million hits globally.

  • World Suicide Prevention day

    World Suicide Prevention Day

    Suicide is the act of purposely ending one’s own life. The global suicide rate is 16 per 100,000 populations, on average; one person dies committing suicide in every 40 seconds somewhere in the world i.e. 800,000 people every year according to the World Health Organisation.

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    Domestic Abuse Conference 25th November 2014

    Lincolnshire’s Domestic Abuse Conference 25th November - White Ribbon Day

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    Say no to domestic abuse on White Ribbon Day

    The Lincolnshire Domestic Abuse Partnership is supporting a national campaign against domestic abuse on 25 November.

  • Domestic Abuse Lincolnshire

    Help improve domestic abuse services in Lincolnshire

    Lincolnshire’s Domestic Abuse Service wants to hear from survivors of domestic abuse to help shape future support services.

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