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National Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence

Throughout January a number of women from the NECG and a few front line staff members from some of the Fulfilling Lives projects, were interviewed to provide information for a call for evidence on Domestic & Sexual Violence and how this interacts with multiple needs. A couple of the women involved in this research have provided their views on domestic abuse and their experience of being involved in the project. Their blogs are provided below. Mero Hassan, Every Step ofRead More …

NECG: Positive Changes Conference

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On Friday 13th October the NECG held their first ever national conference in London. The day was a celebration of the work individuals with lived experience had achieved in the design and delivery of services across the Fulfilling Lives (Multiple Needs) programme. Following the event we created a report which details the content of every session, feedback from delegates and reflections of their experiences from group members. The report includes many links to videos created by group members to illustrate coreRead More …

Why women with multiple needs don’t engage with services

Colette Cronshaw is one of the founding members of Women’s Voices in Inspiring Change Manchester. Women’s Voices is a group of dynamic women with lived experience who want to speak out about their experiences and work to change women’s lives for the better. They come together to get stuff done in a way that supports and respect each other. They’ve had different experiences, come from different backgrounds and are at different stages of their journey but want other women to join them, supportRead More …