Monthly Archives: July 2012

V.I.P. in the Centre

V.I.P. sessions for children age 5 to 12 are currently running in the Centre in Dundee. As usual we are having lots of fun while learning about staying safe and discussing lots of interesting things. My favourite from last session … Continue reading

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Night Opening

  We used to it every Thursday, for years young people would be able to just walk by and if they saw a light on pop up, and it was hugely successful at the time! So why did it stop? … Continue reading

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Rumour, Lies and Stupidity

A simple tactic for abusers is to try and discredit survivors and those who support them by spreading rumours, lies and making innuendo. Survivors often face this when they try to break silence. Abusers try to muddy the waters by … Continue reading

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Power

Those with power have a responsibility not  to  misuse their power, or so we generally believe in this democratic society. Whether it is a parent, a police officer, a local council or the government is make no difference and any … Continue reading

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Lighter nights

Lighter nights – not much impact on prostitution I think sometimes there are certain perceptions around prostitution that are fairly ungrounded, I’m not sure where they come from but I do know that most tend to be untrue. One of … Continue reading

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Streetwork

We continue to go out onto the streets during the day and in the evenings to talk with young people and vulnerable people about abuse and exploitation. No-1 has invested in a gazebo which keeps us mobile and also provides … Continue reading

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Minority communities

I recently attended a very interesting event on child grooming and sexploitation, run in Glasgow by Roshni. Roshni is a national charity which works to promote the safety and wellbeing of children and other vulnerable people within BME (Black Minority … Continue reading

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