A blog by nia East London Rape Crisis volunteer, Giulia I recently read ‘Men Who Hate Women’ by Laura Bates. It is, among many things, a brilliant and harrowing exploration of the many internet communities of men who fear, avoid, abuse, harass, rape and kill us. I have described it as the most difficult book […]
“Since August 20 Derya has working with me. She helped me to move out of my home to a refuge to be safe but things didn’t work out there and I had to return home where my abuser stayed. Derya helped me to get non-molestation order and Occupation Order but court was taking so […]
A woman reflects on her work with Mona, through nia’s East London Rape Crisis service I was allocated Mona as my ISVA, with East London Rape Crisis, about a year ago. I am aware that tomorrow is her last day and in light of that I wanted to share my thoughts with you. Mona has […]
Inspired to write this post after reading Jess Taylor’s book, ‘Why are Women Blamed for Everything’, Guilia, a volunteer for East London Rape Crisis explores the myth that sexual violence only happens to ‘other’ women.
East London Rape Crisis helpline volunteer, Nisha Wilkinson, addresses the need to talk about structural inequality and the reality of sexual violence if we want to see change.