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Non-fatal Strangulation

Non-fatal strangulation set to become criminal offence in England and Wales after sustained campaigning from activists, victims and their families. Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN) welcomes the Lord Chancellor’s announcement of this new stand-alone offence, which the evidence shows, often leads to murder. Non-fatal strangulation was originally formulated by [...]

Mindfulness for Survivors: Free Online Training for Professionals based in Northumberland

Friday 29th January 11am – 2pm. Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland have worked alongside Mindful Therapies and women survivors of sexual violence to create a Trauma Informed Mindfulness Toolkit. These Mindful practices can be used to help with; grounding after flashbacks, self-care and self-compassion, overwhelming anger and connecting the body and mind. Within this [...]

Older Women Development Worker

OLDER WOMEN DEVELOPMENT WORKER (TYNESIDE) Funded until 31/03/21 – depending on start date Part Time 21 hours £ £14,356  NJC pt 20 We require a woman with excellent partnership-working, training and coordination skills to develop a multi-agency ‘sexual violence against older women’ initiative across Gateshead including Tyneside and Northumberland more broadly.  [...]

16 Days of Activism

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual International campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10th December, Human Rights Day.   The Violence Against Women and Girls services and organisations from across Newcastle work together to provide support [...]

Autumn/Winter Group Work

We have 3 Group Work opportunities in Autumn/Winter 2019. To find out more email enquiries@rctn.org.uk  or call 0191 222 0272. DIGITAL EMPOWERMENT GROUP: 3rd Oct - 21st Nov 2019 (Thurs 5.30-7.30pm) Would you like to improve your confidence, learn digital skills and create anonymous messages for other women about your journey and the support you [...]

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