Self-ID Dropped

Women together for liberation poster held in front of the Houses Of Parliament

We welcome the news that the proposal to introduce self-identification of gender has been scrapped, but even more, that the single-sex exemptions in the Equality Act remain and are clarified as being applicable to women as a sex.

Are we all victims and survivors?

thoughtful woman

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.

Why we need to talk to effect change

two women talking in a cafe setting

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.

Ride for murdered women

Jean Hatchett on her bike

Please join Jean Hatchett for the annual “Ride For Murdered Women” on the 11th July 2020 at 1pm.

nia and coronavirus – statement from nia’s CEO

Karen Ingala Smith

We are all trying to adjust to a very different way of life due to the impact and threat of coronavirus. We at nia know that for many of the women, girls and children who use our services, this may involve being forced into a situation where they have to spend more time with the […]

Job opportunities with nia

Members of nia staff

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…