A Day in The Life of a Freedom Programme Facilitator

This article is written by Juno Women’s Aid’s Freedom Programme Facilitator in Nottingham city. What is the Freedom Programme? The Freedom Programme is a domestic abuse programme that examines the roles played between perpetrators and survivors of abuse, as well as the attitudes and beliefs they carry. Juno Women’s Aid facilitates women-only Freedom Programme sessions,…

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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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Final Briefing: The Domestic Abuse Act 05/05/21

Over the past few months, we have published fortnightly briefings on the Domestic Abuse Bill to provide survivors of domestic abuse, partner agencies, and individuals supporting Juno’s mission, with parliamentary and sector-wide updates. The Bill returned to the Commons for consideration of Lord amendments on the 26th April 2021, this was followed by another consideration…

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Briefing: The Domestic Abuse Bill 19/4/21

In light of the Domestic Abuse Bill, we will be publishing fortnightly briefings to provide survivors of domestic abuse, partner agencies and individuals supporting Juno’s mission, with parliamentary and sector-wide updates. On the 15th April 2021, the Domestic Abuse Bill returned to the House of Commons for its final stages. The consideration of Commons amendments…

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Briefing: The Domestic Abuse Bill 29/3/21

In light of the Domestic Abuse Bill, we will be publishing fortnightly briefings to provide survivors of domestic abuse, partner agencies, and individuals supporting Juno’s mission, with parliamentary and sector-wide updates. The Bill has now completed the third reading, which commenced on the 24th of March, 2021. Further amendments are now being considered. If you…

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Briefing: The Domestic Abuse Bill 15/3/21

In light of the Domestic Abuse Bill, we will be publishing fortnightly briefings to provide survivors of domestic abuse, partner agencies and individuals supporting Juno’s mission, with parliamentary and sector-wide updates. The Bill is now in the Report Stage, which commenced on the 8th of March, 2021. If you have any questions, comments or concerns…

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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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Briefing: The Domestic Abuse Bill 15/2/21

In light of the Domestic Abuse Bill, we will be publishing fortnightly briefings to provide survivors of domestic abuse, partner agencies, and individuals supporting Juno’s mission, with parliamentary and sector-wide updates. The Bill has just completed the committee stage. The report stage of the Bill commences on the 8th of March, 2021. If you 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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