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News and Campaigns


    Help create a short campaign film! @noexcusebristol

    As part of the No Excuse to Rape Me Campaign 2014, BAVA is creating a short film to raise awareness of the campaign. We want YOU to be involved! The plan is to create a short film that will go viral, focusing on why Bristol will not tolerate any excuse for rape or domestic abuse. 1. […]

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  • It’s never too late to talk

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  • Domestic and Sexual Abuse commissioning

    Following approval from Bristol City Council Cabinet, the Domestic and Sexual Abuse Commissioning Plan and Needs assessment has been published. Domestic and Sexual Abuse Commissioning Plan Needs Assessment  In brief, Bristol City Council will be funding the following services between April 2015 and March 2018: Domestic and Sexual Abuse Commissioning Plan These opportunities have been […]

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  • Bristol schools set to tackle domestic and sexual abuse

    The ground breaking ‘Bristol Ideal’ project, which aims to work effectively with children and young people at school to prevent domestic and sexual violence in later years, is launched today (28 March) by the Mayor, Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner, the Assistant Mayor for Education and all four of the city’s MPs.

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  • Our Journey Together to End FGM

    Forward in partnership with Refugee Women of Bristol invite you to their community conference in Easton on Friday 14th February 2014.

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  • This is not an excuse to rape me

    A powerful publicity campaign which confronts the perception that women are often to blame for being raped has been launched across Bristol called ‘This is not an excuse to rape me’.

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