Ann Bernice Huffsmith

In remembrance of Ann Bernice Huffsmith, advocate, philanthropist, dearly beloved wife, and mother to three children. Ann Bernice Huffsmith was a treasure to everyone who knew her. Throughout her many years as a confidante and supporter of organisations such as the Salvation Army, and non-profits helping women overcome addiction, she also specialised in teaching dyslexic…

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Reflections of a CEO – Male Violence Against Women and Girls

This past week has left too many of us angry, exhausted, hurt, and in some cases, despairing about the situation for women and girls in the UK. I have been reflecting on the events of this week and am asking myself what is it that is so different about the past seven days that has…

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International Women’s Day 2021

Happy International Women’s Day to women around the world! In line with our #JunoWomen campaign throughout the month of March on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, today we’re sharing a poem written by Juno staff aptly called: ‘Women who work with women have the best job in the world.’ Enjoy! Women who work with women have…

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Juno Service Update – January National Lockdown

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A national lockdown was announced on Monday the 4th of January following a rise of COVID-19 cases across the UK. In this blog post, we have outlined service updates and key messages from Juno. Do not hesitate to call Juno’s 24-hour freephone Helpline if you are worried about yourself or someone else. Take care and…

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Juno Service Update – November National Lockdown

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A national lockdown has been announced starting on Thursday, November 5, until December 2 following the rise of COVID-19 cases across the UK. In this blog post, we have outlined service updates and changes during this time and key messages from Juno. Take care and stay safe.   Key messages: If you are worried about…

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Young Voices Under Lockdown

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

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 Message of Solidarity #BlackLivesMatter

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

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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

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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