Monthly Archives: January 2013

you tube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk9TjWIga6k Firstly, this video has not been produced by Eighteen And Under and we have had no input into it but it is interesting enough to share here. It has been put together entirely by a group of activists in … Continue reading

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Why Oh Why?

Do people not listen to children. Do abusers try to discredit those who provide services for those who do listen. Funding is cut from agencies who question and speak out against abuse. Is snow white and not green. Councils will … Continue reading

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school-based abuse prevention programmes

It works, is effective and does not cost much. Research has shown that to provide the V.I.P. programme is a school costs just over £300 and a disclosure of abuse costs just £21. A disclosure of abuse can mean early … Continue reading

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Family Support

We have further funding to provide support and information to parents with younger children. Parents who are having problems of any kind, or who just need a little bit more help are welcome to contact us via e-mail, phone or … Continue reading

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V.I.P. Research

The V.I.P. Programme research was carried out in partnership with 18u, the University of Dundee and Dundee Education Department. It is top quality research and over 8 papers have now been published on it in peer reviewed International Journals. Results … Continue reading

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Stories from Older People wanted

Another new venture has begun for us. We are collecting stories of everyday life from people born before 1950 with a view to making a film which will educate young people. Young people are fully involved in this project and … Continue reading

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Disney stuff

We have a huge amount of new stuff from our partners in the Disney store as they are clearing out their Winter collections. We are sharing all we have as widely as we can but we still have a lot … Continue reading

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Vulnerable Adults…who cares!

We recently got some funding to extend our work with vulnerable adults, which is great because there is not a lot going on other than lip service and writing of policies. Now the policies would be great if they did … Continue reading

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Media campaign

http://www.heraldscotland.com/comment/letters/action-needed-to-raise-awareness-of-consequences-of-child-sexual-abuse.20004451

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Bobby our unsung hero

We heard this week that the wonderful man, Bobby, who used to fix and maintain our office roof, has died. Bobby donated his time and labour freely over many years and saved us many thousands of pounds. He never took … Continue reading

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