Donation Received!

Changing Pathways would like to say a huge thanks to West and Coe for their very generous cheque.  We would also like to thank them for choosing us as one of their charities to support

Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board Survey

Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board Survey ABOUT THE SURVEY TONIC have been asked by Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board, to speak with local people with lived experience of domestic abuse to help shape future support services. This includes victims, survivors, and perpetrators of domestic abuse as well as families and professionals
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Free at last!

Free at last! Changing Pathways would like to say ‘welcome home’ to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori who are back home after having both been detained in Iran for almost six years. And also to Morad Tahbaz, who has been released from prison and is at his home with his family, but is not yet
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Eyes wide open but a glimmer of hope

Eyes wide open but a glimmer of hope As I walk out in plain sight, Will I be safe in broad daylight…. As I feel that Icey Stare, Does anybody really care…. Walking along I tremble with fear, At the thought is he here or extremely near…. I stop and I pause, Feeling I’m just
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IS IT YOU Is it you? You left your pack of cigarettes on the floor outside my door Is it you? I thought I saw your car drive across the junction But I followed the route, eyes ahead, my focus drifting Is it you? I don’t know how much further this can go I follow
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Changing Pathways Radio Interview

A staff member at Changing Pathways did a radio interview with Gateway 97.8 FM yesterday to celebrate our service and our Staff for International Women’s Day.

16 Days of Activism – Day 16

Human Rights Today we are celebrating the final day of 16 days of activism, Human Rights Day. Often the clients we work with have a limited understanding of their own human rights and how this intersects with their experiences of domestic abuse and the legal obligations and responsibilities of professional agencies that are supporting them.
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16 Days of Activism 2020 – Day 15

Coercive control For Day 15 of #16DaysofActivism2020 we are highlighting the dangerous domestic abuse typology of coercive control. We picked this topic today because it is Question 15 on the DASH Risk Assessment and a pivotal question when looking at risk. Coercive Control became a crime in December 2015 and yet it’s still proving hard
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16 Days of Activism 2020 – Day 14

Risk Factors and consequences of Domestic Abuse DRUGS AND ALCOHOL Drug/alcohol misuse involves the misuse of prescription medication illegal and illegal drugs. Some common drugs used by perpetrators of abuse include cocaine, steroids and pain medication such as tramadol. Some common drugs used by victims as a coping mechanism and which increase their vulnerability are
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16 Days of Activism 2020 – Day 13

Women to celebrate During #16DaysofActivism we wanted to shine a spotlight on women who have made a difference in the #domesticabuse #feminist #VAWG sector. Jasvinder Sanghera CBE Jasvinder Sanghera CBE is a woman who has saved lives & changes lives. Jasvinder is well-known for surviving forced marriage, writing her memoir Shame and also Daughters of
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