16 Days of Action: Day 16

#16daysofaction is a national campaign to end gender-based violence, supported by Public Health England. The campaign website is available here, where you can view a range of podcasts and videos which might help you, whether your experiencing abuse or just want to understand it better. (Note, some resources may be triggering for survivors).

16 Days of Action: Day 15

You might have heard us mention IDAS before…

IDAS are a domestic abuse support service, operating in Sheffield to support those who are experiencing and recovering from abuse.

IDAS have collected #SurvivorStories as part of their own #16days16stories campaign, which you can check out here.

16 Days of Action: Day 14

Read the final story from VIDA service users here, where this lady reflects on her past. #SheffieldSurvivors

If you would like to know more about VIDA or their creative art group, visit their website or contact them on 0114 275 0101.

16 Days of Action: Day 12

Take a few minutes to read a VIDA service user’s story, who showed courage to leave an abusive relationship. Here, she describes how her past has shaped her life now. #SheffieldSurvivors

16 Days of Action: Day 11

Day 10 – Read another story here from a #SheffieldSurvivor and user of VIDA who found strength through the support of loved ones and those they met at VIDA.

16 Days of Action: Day 10

Read a poem from another Sheffield agency service user from VIDA here. This really captures the experience of living after abuse. #SheffieldSurvivors

16 Days of Action: Day 9

Our final story from Young Women’s Housing Project shows the transformative attitude achieved by a #SheffieldSurvivor and Young Women’s Housing Project client who emphasises the value of self-care and healing after experiencing domestic abuse. Read the story here in English or Arabic.

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16 Days of Action: Day 8

The next installment to our #16days stories, written by a #SheffieldSurvivor and Young Women’s Housing Project client can be seen here.