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Campaign News

Safer Streets Liverpool

#SaferStreetsLiverpool aims to address sexual offences and unwanted sexual behaviour across transport routes within Liverpool City Centre. It aims to provide reassurance to women and girls, and increase feelings and perceptions of public safety on public transport.

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Safer Streets Warrington

#SaferStreets aims to address problematic behaviours across Warrington, with a particular focus on improving the feeling of safety and tackling violence against women and girls.

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Reflect and Respect

#ReflectandRespect is an awareness-raising campaign for students at the University of Chester and Reaseheath College focusing on the prevention of sexual violence.

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NHS England – SARC campaign

A national campaign to raise awareness of sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) and encourage victims and survivors of sexual assault and abuse to seek help.

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North West Sexual Violence Awareness Week 3-10 November 2022

A week dedicated to raising awareness of sexual violence services across North West England and how you can access them.

Survivor Stories


Survivor Stories

It is normal to feel a mixture of emotions: angry, confused, scared, numb, and shocked. Whatever you are feeling, it is okay, and you are not alone.

Here is a selection of stories written directly by survivors of sexual violence. Some of the content in this section can be upsetting and therefore contain triggering information. If you need support or advice, please use our interactive map to find your local sexual violence support service.

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£1.5 million Safer Streets Funding announced across the North West to tackle violence against women and girls

£1.5 million has been successfully secured from the UK Home Office’s Safer Streets Fund for projects that will tackle violence against women and girls and increase the feeling of safety for residents. 

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Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire on sexual violence support services

John Dwyer, Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, explains his role and the commissioned services across the county.

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About Us

This website was developed in collaboration with North West Police Crime Commissioners, NHS England, and Sexual Assault & Abuse Services.

The North West SAAS Partner Network (Strategic Direction for Sexual Assault and Abuse Services) is led by NHS England and covers Cheshire, Merseyside, Cumbria, Greater Manchester and Lancashire.

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