Fight for rape survivors

6 Jan 2010

A fight for rape survivors – The Guardian Wednesday 6th January 2010

‘For women who have suffered the trauma of sexual violence, emotional support can offer a lifeline. So why, asks Annie Kelly,are rape crisis centres struggling to stay open?’
 
Guardian reporter Annie Kelly spent several days at the Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (Cornwall) last summer where she met workers, volunteer support workers and survivors of sexual violence, who feature in a video attached to the report: ‘Rape survivors speak out about how support from a rape crisis centre in Cornwall helped them move on. But centres across the country are threatened with closure because of a shortfall of funding’
 
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/video/2010/jan/06/rape-survivors-crisis-centres
Read the full story at http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/jan/06/rape-crisis-centres-sexual-violence