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  • Guest Blog written by Always Hopeful 21 September 2018 — Jessica Clarke — Blog

    This blog was written by Always Hopeful, a survivor of domestic abuse. You can follow their journey on Facebook (@alwayshopefulandnotabused) or read their blog at www.alwayshopefulandnotabused.blogspot.comFacebook reminded me this morning that seven years ago today I drove my eldest son to school, drove home then opened and downed a bottle ...
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  • Press Release: Former Law Society President to start as New Co-Director Press Release: Former Law Society President to start as New Co-Director 20 April 2018 — Jessica Clarke — News

    Photo Credit: The Law SocietyFormer Law Society President Andrew Caplen is set to become co-Director of Restored, the Christian charity campaigning to end violence against women. He will join Restored on 1 May 2018 following the retirement of Peter Grant and will lead the charity alongside Mandy Marshall who, with ...
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  • Press Release: Co-Director Peter Grant is retiring 26 January 2018 — Mandy Marshall — News

    Our Co-Director Peter Grant is retiring in May.

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  • 2017 Review 2017 Review 22 December 2017 — Jessica Clarke — Blog

    What a year 2017 has been!
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  • Are there Harvey Weinsteins in the church? Are there Harvey Weinsteins in the church? 31 October 2017 — Peter Grant — Blog

    The Harvey Weinstein story exemplifies many of the issues that we set up First Man Standing to address. Abuse is much wider that Hollywood or Westminster. The stories and statistics are hard to read, but force us to face up to the reality that violence against women happens “in churches too”.
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  • Forgiveness, Faith and Abuse 24 January 2017 — Vani Krishnaswamy — Blog

    A guest blog by Sally Hope.

    She hosts a Facebook page and a blog aimed at supporting Christian Women who have suffered Domestic Abuse and raising awareness. Here blog is called Always Hopeful. See here https://www.facebook.com/alwayshopefulandnotabused
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  • Why I co-founded Restored 06 December 2016 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    Ruth’s husband abused her – but her church did nothing to helpI met Ruth in 2006 when I visited Zimbabwe to scope out a project for Tearfund. I had just finished speaking to a group from her church when she approached me and asked to speak to me in private.Ruth ...
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  • International Peace Day International Peace Day 21 September 2016 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    Today is International Peace Day. What does it take to make peace?
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  • Press Release: Violence Against Women Crimes are at an all time high 06 September 2016 — Mandy Marshall — News

    Prosecutions relating to violence against women and girls are at an all time high, up 10% versus last year, according to a Crown Prosecution Service report out this week. Indeed, domestic abuse, rape and sexual offences account for 18.6% of the CPS workload.
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  • FMS 7: Taking Action FMS 7: Taking Action 29 July 2016 — Peter Grant — FMS bible studies

    This is the final part of our series of First Man Standing Bible studies. Today we finish the series with a Bible study on taking action. How should we live in the light of what we have learnt?

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