Statement: nia warmly welcomes the recent statements by Women’s Aid (Federation England) and the Women’s Resource Centre

nia staff team

nia warmly welcomes the recent statements by Women’s Aid (Federation England) and the Women’s Resource Centre about the importance of women-only spaces, particularly for women victim-survivors of sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution. Being abused by a man, whether a partner, relative, associate or stranger, can have a profound impact on a woman’s […]

Child Q: A 15-year-old black girl at school in Hackney

The news about the appalling treatment of child Q, has upset and angered us.  As is now widely known, this 15-year-old Black schoolchild was forced by police officers to strip naked, remove her sanitary protection and bend over, spread her legs and use her hands to spread her buttocks while coughing. In Hackney, north-east London, […]

Seminar: Dr Sukhwant Dhaliwal

Lunchtime Seminar: Thursday 3rd March 2022    12.00 – 13.00  Dr. Sukhwant Dhaliwal Seminar: Gender, violence against women and girls and fundamentalism Dr Sukhwant Dhaliwal is a Senior Lecturer at London Metropolitan University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit at the University. She is the Course Leader for the […]

Above and beyond: Delivering support services remotely

Woman providing online support

Professor Liz Kelly, director of the Child and Women Abuse Studies Unit, and MA student Selma Taha, comment on the challenges faced by support services and frontline workers during the pandemic. Selma Taha is the Acting Director of Operations at nia and undertook her MA research whilst working full time as the Advocacy Services Manager. […]

Seminars – Juliet Coley

Juliet Coley

Juliet Coley is a Christian, mother, educator, black children’s book publisher, author and heart attack, heart surgery and cancer survivor.

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nia’s staff are what allows us to help women, girls and children escape from and move on after sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution…