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Women's Freedom

For families who have been involved in, or at risk of, becoming involved in domestic abuse or violent relationships.  This is a 12-week rolling course allowing participants to commence on any week, after an initial pre-course meeting.

The aim is to empower ladies to recognise when they are being abused and controlled, and also help to look at their own behaviours, helping them to make sense of, and understand what has happened to them; allowing reflection, sharing experiences to take comfort that victims / survivors are not alone.

The course takes place throughout the year (excluding school holidays).

The Freedom Programme also describes in detail how children are affected by being exposed to this kind of absue, and more importantly how their lives are improved when the abuse is removed. 

Address:
60 Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1PA
Umbrella org:
Rochdale Connections Trust
Telephone:
01706 345111
Website:
How to apply:
Telephone or e-mail in first instance
Sector:
Public

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A group consisting of parents and children living together in a household, A group of people related to one another by blood or marriage, The children of a person or couple, A person or people related to one and so to be treated with a special loyalty or intimacy.
A forced marriage takes place when the bride, groom or both do not want to get married but are forced to by others, usually their families. People forced into marriage may be tricked into going abroad, physically threatened and/or emotionally blackmailed to do so. Every year, hundreds of young people in Britain, both male and female, are forced into marriage against their will, often by violence and blackmail from their own families and relatives.
Safeguarding is protecting vulnerable adults and children from abuse or neglect. It means making sure people are supported to get good access to health care and stay well. It is wrong if vulnerable people are not treated by professionals with the same respect as others.
A group of people who are available to support one another emotionally, socially, and sometimes financially.
Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social or economic strength of individuals and communities. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities.
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