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Claiming My Space

By Megan Baker **This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** It’s not something you actually think will happen to you. You live your day to day life in the comfort that it won’t happen to you. Someone else, but not you. And if it did happen to you,…
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Voscur supporting Bristol Zero Tolerance in the voluntary sector

Voscur provides direct support services and specialist advice to voluntary organisations and social enterprises across Bristol. We met with Chief Executive, Wendy Stephenson, to find out why Bristol Zero Tolerance resonates with them as an organisation and for her personally. Voscur exists to support, develop and represent Bristol’s voluntary and community groups and social enterprises…
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UNISON South West supporting action on gender-based violence

By Vicky Boroughs, Regional Women’s and Equalities Officer On 2 December 2016 Joanne Kaye, UNISON Regional Secretary,  signed the Bristol Zero Tolerance pledge in the presence of a number of members from different Bristol branches and other UNISON staff. Thangham Debonaire MP was a guest speaker offering her passionate support for the Zero Tolerance initiative…
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Avon and Somerset Police – supporting a Zero Tolerance to gender-based violence

We met Superintendent Andy Bennett to find out what Avon and Somerset Police are doing to address different forms of gender-based violence and what they want to do to develop and improve this work as part of Bristol Zero Tolerance. As Head of Criminal Justice for Avon and Somerset Police and also the Force Lead…
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Bristol News and Media raising awareness about gender-based violence

Sarah Pullen, Managing Director of the of Bristol News and Media and the Bristol Post, met with Bristol Zero Tolerance to talk about how the media can support changing attitudes to gender-based violence and how media in Bristol can raise awareness about this issue locally. With a reach of approximately 100,000 people per day in…
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Bristol Soroptimists sign up to Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Gemma Green, Programme Action Officer Soroptimist International of Bristol (SI Bristol) has been supporting projects to raise the standards of living for women and girls since 1920. We are a service club and over the years  have focused on projects in Bristol, the UK and internationally. Our aims are to educate, empower and enable…
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Womankind link their work to Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Kyra Bond Womankind is an established local charity and offers culturally sensitive and accessible support services to women in Bristol and the surrounding area.  Our objective is to provide for the relief of mental distress and the resulting suffering and isolation experienced by women and girls by the provision of information, advice and assistance.…
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Gender-based violence awareness in Bristol schools: A case study

By Chlo Winfield **This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** 66% of girls and 32% of boys, aged 14 – 17, report experiencing one or more types of abuse from an intimate partner. 22% of boys have perpetrated abuse or sexual coercion.1 That domestic abuse is more prevalent among…
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Moon Consulting show their support for a Zero Tolerance Bristol

Moon Consulting (now Moon Executive Search) is a leading executive recruitment company for senior management and board level roles, serving businesses of all sizes. As one of many partner organisations, Moon Consulting has signed the Zero Tolerance Pledge and will assist with the recruitment of business leaders capable of addressing abusive behaviours in their workplace…
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My Body Back – Notes of Love

**This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** At our 2016 Film Fest the Bristol University Survivors Network ran the Notes of Love interactive exhibition where people could write messages of support and solidarity to survivors of gender-based violence. These messages will then be sent to survivors. Bristol Zero…
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