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Juno Women's Aid (formerly WAIS)
Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Young Voices Under Lockdown

9th September 2020

A day in the life of a Young Voices Worker at Juno Women’s Aid under the government’s lockdown restrictions. I’m sure it doesn’t come as a big surprise that COVID-19 and the lockdown has been a bit of a challenge and a struggle for a lot young people that we support on the Young Voices…

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The Courts and Coronavirus

20th August 2020

An insight into what is happening in the courts during the Coronavirus pandemic, written by a Court Worker at Juno Women’s Aid. It has been a strange time as a court worker. Things were running along and all of a sudden, it ground to a halt. The budget cuts over the last few years had…

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A Day in The Life of a Lockdown Worker

18th June 2020

  An insight into a day in the life of a County Survivor Advocacy Support Service (SASS) team member at Juno under the government’s lockdown restrictions. June, a time of celebration for me. Two of my children have birthdays; my daughter turns 16 and the other six. It’s the first month of summer and I…

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A Message of Solidarity #BlackLivesMatter

4th June 2020

A message from Yasmin, CEO of Juno Women’s Aid. This is a very personal message, but I felt I had to say something and a prompt from a dear and valued member of Juno has given me courage today. Lockdown has been a painful time for us all as we have watched the daily news…

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Helpline – May 2020

21st May 2020

It’s been a busy few weeks on the Helpline – like many other Helplines across the UK we have seen a big increase in calls. Since lockdown began on 24th March we have answered over 1700 calls for help from survivors, their family and friends, and the professionals involved in their ongoing support. Our team…

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COVID-19 Update

4th May 2020

Last month, we published a document containing information on Juno Women’s Aid’s response to COVID-19. The document contained messages from Juno’s CEO, Yasmin Rehman, our board, our key messages, and local Nottingham contacts for domestic abuse. Much has changed in the past four weeks, but our key messages remain broadly the same: The 24-hour domestic…

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A Day in The Life of a Children and Teen Advocate

31st December 2019

Phew! It’s hard work being a Wonder Woman, but services like these are needed to keep young people in Nottinghamshire safe and free from relationship abuse and harm. Meet our Teen Advocate worker and hear about a real-life account of her day “in the office”. Our Teen Advocate is an experienced, knowledgeable member of staff…

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