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Help needed with technology and domestic abuse research

Comic Relief has launched discovery research into the role of technology in domestic violence situations, taking place between now and October. It is working in collaboration with Chayn  (volunteer-led organisation using technology to empower women), Snook (service design agency) and Safe Lives (national domestic abuse) to deliver this. There’s a blog post about it.

Home Office funding for sexual abuse services

The Home Office has launched a £600,000 fund open to voluntary organisations across the UK who provide services to victims and survivors of sexual abuse.  This opportunity is now open and will close on 28th June with an expectation that all applications for funding will be to provide services from 1st August 2016 to 31st March 2017.  Follow this link for further information

Griffin Society publishes research around women and criminal justice

In the last few weeks, the Griffins Society has published four new pieces of research by Griffins fellows:  Probation Officers accounts of practice with women convicted of intimate partner violence towards men (Gareth Hole);  Losing my voice - a study of the barriers and facilitators to disclosure for sex-working women in residential drug treatment (Kirsty Tate); Time after time - a study of women's transitions from custody (Jean O'Neill): Prison as a place of safety for women with complex health needs (Tamara Pattinson).

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