Category Archives: 18u

The Great V.I.P. Give Away

As part of our 20th Aniversary celebration we are giving away some of our resources free to schools that we have been involved with for many years. We have already contacted many of the schools and they are delighted to … Continue reading

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Diverse Lives Project

And so we have reached the end of our exciting Diverse Lives project. Well, we actually reached the end of it a few weeks ago and have only now got round to reporting on it. The Diverse lives project was … Continue reading

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Diverse Lives Project

Our Diverse Lives Project is almost complete. Our worker, Laura, is completing her final editing of the recordings and organising a final presentation of her work on this project. To explain a little more about the Diverse Lives Project, this … Continue reading

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20 years of confidential services for young survivors

While others still hold meetings and talk about the need for confidential services for young survivors of sexual violence, we continue to provide such important services. It is coming up to our 20th year of providing services and we intend … Continue reading

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Exploitation Event

We are holding an evening open event in Dundee University’s Dalhousie Building on 26th November to share our recent research on sexual exploitation in Dundee and surrounding areas. We have also carried out research with students in Dundee and the … Continue reading

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Free downloadable resource

You can now download our most popular booklet See Us Hear Us for free by following the link below. This booklet was the result of research carried out by Dr Sarah Nelson with young survivors of sexual abuse. We have … Continue reading

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Families Project

We also provide support and information to families these days through our pilot Family Matters Project. This is also proving popular but we are currently limited in what we can offer so we are not advertising the project too widely … Continue reading

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Please help

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As many of you will have seen in the news recently, a young woman from Dundee, Nadine Duffy 19, died recently whilst working in Majorca. Nadine‚Äôs mother Karen Duffy has been the chairperson for Eighteen And … Continue reading

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Violence Is Preventable……yes it is!

Violence is a learned behaviour and what has been learned can be unlearned. For individuals and societies, which embrace violence and gain from it, there is a huge resistance to giving up the very thing that rewards them and they … Continue reading

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International Conference on Interpersonal Violence

We were invited to present a paper at the conference in Finland on our participatory action research with survivors of ritual abuse. The Conference was in Jyvaskyla (rhymes with vascular) at the University and it truly was International with people … Continue reading

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