Seen and Heard blog

Seen and Heard blog

Seen and Heard Blog   The ‘Seen and Heard’ Event held on September 28th brought together the public sector and the arts to reflect on a recent report by PhD candidates Ngozi Anyadike-Danes and Megan Reynolds on the prevalence of unwanted sexual experiences (USEs)...
Gaslighting Blog

Gaslighting Blog

What is Gaslighting?  This term has been around for some time, and its meaning is still the same today in the context of domestic and sexual abuse.  Gaslighting is a colloquialism, loosely defined as making someone question their own reality. The term derives from the...
Coercive Control Blog

Coercive Control Blog

What is Coercive Control?    There is a lot of talk and discussion at the moment about Coercive Control and the new legislation within Northern Ireland – but what is Coercive Control and what does it actually mean?  How can we help society increase their...
Blog: What is Sexual Abuse

Blog: What is Sexual Abuse

In today’s society, there is still a misconception of what sexual abuse actually is.  Too often people who have been sexually abused, have been dismissed, ignored or their abuse has been minimised, leading to them not having their voice heard and underreporting.  At...