News and Campaigns
BAVA campaign film #noexcusebristol
As part of the No Excuse to Rape Me campaign 2014, BAVA has created a short film that highlights why Bristol will not tolerate any excuse for rape or sexual assualt. Using the hastag #noexcuseBristol, people across the city sumitted their clips and photos to raise awareness of the campaign and to stress that the victim is NEVER […]
It’s never too late to talk
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.
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’.
Men uniting against domestic violence
Men in Bristol have taken a stand against violence towards women and girls and Bristol has been awarded ‘White Ribbon City Status’. Come and celebrate our achievement on College Green – Tues 19th Nov, 11am – 2pm.
Launch of helpline for girls in danger of FGM
A new Female Genital Mutilation Helpline was launched on Monday 24 June 2013 as a UK-wide service.