For journalists

Resources, statistics, reporting guidelines and useful contacts for journalists.

If you work in the media, we can help in several ways. We’re here to give you fresh angles on sexual and domestic abuse with valuable access to survivors and practitioners across the UK. We can introduce you to new contacts and interesting content.

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Useful statistics

Organisations working in this sector mainly in the UK

  • Agenda Alliance – new alliance of UK-wide organisations and individuals who have come together to campaign for change for women and girls at risk.
  • AVA (Against Violence and Abuse) – London-based charity committed to ending gender-based violence and abuse.
  • Black Women’s Rape Action Project – run services and campaigns that focus on winning justice for women of colour and immigrant women who have survived rape, racist attacks and other violence.
  • Clear Lines Festival – four-day event of discussion, art, comedy and creativity to tackle the problems of consent and sexual and domestic violence, held in 2015 in London.
  • Disabled Survivors Unite – creating change for disabled survivors of abuse and sexual violence.
  • EVAW – London-based coalition of specialist women’s support services, researchers, activists, survivors and NGOs working to end violence against women and girls in all its forms.
  • Forgiveness Project – collects and shares real stories of forgiveness to build understanding, encourage reflection and enable people to reconcile with the pain and move forward from the trauma in their own lives.
  • Galop – giving advice and support UK-wide to LGBT+ people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence and domestic abuse.
  • Havoca – not for profit offering help for adult survivors of child abuse.
  • Hestia – working together with adults and children in crisis to change their lives when they most need support, based in London.
  • Imkaan – UK-based, black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls.
  • Leonard Consultancy – a Northern Ireland organisation providing training, consultancy and practice to criminal justice, child protection, religious, educational, social care organisations and academic institutions UK wide.
  • London Black Women’s Project – a women-only black feminist organisation serving the needs of all BMER women and girls in the community.
  • My Body Back Project –  helping women across the UK reclaim their bodies, their health and their sexuality after sexual assault.
  • NAPAC – support and services for adult survivors of childhood abuse and resources for professionals.
  • National Ugly Mugs – national organisation which provides greater access to justice and protection for sex workers.
  • NSPCC – UK-wide children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.
  • Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service (PARCS) – provides a free, specialist counselling service working with people who have been sexually violated.
  • Rape Crisis – list of regional Rape Crisis centres across England and Wales.
  • Rape Crisis Scotland – list of regional Rape Crisis centres across Scotland.
  • ReConnected Life – Coaching, Community and Advocacy for Survivors of Rape.
  • Refuge – supports more than 4,600 women, children and men who have experienced domestic abuse or violence, with refuges, independent advocacy and community outreach.
  • Respond – London-based charity working to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities, their families and supporters.
  • RSVP Birmingham – offering services to support and inspire children and adults of all genders who have been affected by sexual violence and abuse.
  • Safe Lives  – national charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, supporting over 60,000 people annually.
  • Solace Women’s Aid/North London Rape Crisis – a free service that supports women and girls over the age of 13 who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives.
  • St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Manchester – comprehensive and co-ordinated forensic, counselling and aftercare service to men, women and children living in the Greater Manchester and Cheshire area who have experienced rape or sexual assault.
  • Survivor’s Collective – London-based collective of childhood sexual abuse survivors uniting in social activism.
  • Survivors Manchester – survivor-led/survivor-run voluntary organisation that facilitates a safe space for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape to recover, with a national helpline.
  • Survivors Trust – a UK-wide national umbrella agency for 135 specialist organisations with support for the impact of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse throughout the UK and Ireland.
  • Survivors UK – offering London-based male survivors of sexual abuse with individual counselling, group work and helpline services.
  • The Havens – specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted.
  • The Elms – a SARC offering free support and practical help to anyone in Cambridgeshire who has experienced sexual abuse.
  • The Bridge – Birmingham-based non-profit organisation bringing hope to men and women recovering from drug and alcohol addictions while also being able to serve the needs of those exiting prostitution.
  • UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group – national charity promoting equality and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) people who seek asylum in the UK, or who wish to settle here to be with their partners.
  • Victim Support – independent charity supporting people affected by traumatic events or crime.
  • Women Against Rape – Grassroots multi-racial women’s group that offers support, legal advocacy and information to women and girls who have been raped or sexually assaulted.
  • Women’s Aid – UK-wide grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and prevent domestic violence.

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