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Refuge provides specialist services to survivors of domestic abuse. We run the Freephone 24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

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Thank you so much for sharing @sirpatstew. What a legend you are, not just in what you do for @RefugeCharity but in… https://t.co/liB91QH9xh
Retweeted by Refuge"It's only a crime if he actually shares them" - help us change the law and demand an end to #TheNakedThreat with… https://t.co/9je1t49Dw3
Retweeted by Refuge"These are our readers, who every day, will be living in fear" - Claire Hodgson, editor-in-chief, Cosmopolitan UK.… https://t.co/iVjKaGZKnQ"I had a guy comment on my domestic violence post when I got justice saying ‘you’re not a victim'". Our ambassador… https://t.co/EdZ5vNAIDRApologies, this should have read, it's not illegal to threaten to share sexual imagery. 😳Yesterday #Zara McDermott joined us in Parliament Square to lobby for changes in rules about revenge porn - we want… https://t.co/rtPVfCh09eThank you for sharing Stacey! ❤️ We're so thankful for everyone who's already taken part in our campaign and incre… https://t.co/szLMTRWcg5I'm sure this is quietly happening to so many people. Threatening to release private photos is abuse. The police sa… https://t.co/2cQNAn6d0N
Retweeted by Refuge @WeeMissBea Thank you for sharing Aisling! 🤩❤️ For anyone interested in more about the current state of the law, o… https://t.co/s28nBGwV10.@RefugeCharity is urging the UK govt to amend the #DomesticAbuseBill to make threatening to share intimate images… https://t.co/ud0Vh4DyAl
Retweeted by RefugeSo-called 'Honour'-based violence can be used as justification for a range of violent and horrific acts against wom… https://t.co/tFKN1UR20V“It’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever gone through. This is important to me because it happens to so many women… https://t.co/Ty7BCF2wE8Threatening to share explicit images is #DomesticAbuse. Help @RefugeCharity demand the UK government end… https://t.co/YqsAbxI5U4
Retweeted by Refuge @gemma_chan Thank you for sharing Gemma 🙌💫💪“Making misogyny a hate crime is about making sure women can be as equally free as anyone else in society to be who… https://t.co/2VNtWTb32z"(Survivors) may not even know if the intimate images exist which can have severe impacts on (their) mental health… https://t.co/3AJ3dmEAoaMigrant women’s immigration status should never be prioritised over their safety when they are experiencing… https://t.co/JQ7IhEQFIWLove Island star #ZaraMcDermott calls for revenge porn threats to be made a crime @Refuge @darnellchristie https://t.co/yT1fBcCcMa
Retweeted by Refuge"We are more digital than ever... education - knowing it's an offence and illegal to share further is what's neede… https://t.co/PecGmhswuF"Telling someone to never send an image or video of themselves in a relationship is naive... we are living in a digital age" - Zara."It went really well yesterday – so many women telling me about how awful this is." Zara McDermott spoke on… https://t.co/hLMuPhgVKYThis week’s #FridayFundraiser is #sophieteaart who auctioned off this lovely painting and raised £5024, half of whi… https://t.co/8BcWB2N25AOctober Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This wk’s episode “Domestic Violence in Lockdown: COVID-19 and the UK’s… https://t.co/NNnlukzOAU
Retweeted by RefugeFind out more about our call to end #TheNakedThreat and why Zara McDermott is supporting our campaign from 12.45 to… https://t.co/aKEMdrwYQ2Our Policy Manager Cordelia Tucker O’Sullivan discusses how the #DomesticAbuseBill will remedy the lack of refuge a… https://t.co/B8DiumA3GGThis is so important!! 👇🏽 https://t.co/Jp7xwP0gF6
Retweeted by RefugeJoin us and the amazing @RefugeCharity in demanding the Government end #TheNakedThreat - sign… https://t.co/f5HJbVCg5M
Retweeted by Refuge.@AMV_BBDO turns social media threats into modern day ransom notes in new work for @RefugeCharity .… https://t.co/36ORZYw4at
Retweeted by RefugeThreatening to share explicit images is #DomesticAbuse. Help @RefugeCharity demand the UK government end… https://t.co/WABss4HiW5
Retweeted by Refuge.@CosmopolitianUK has joined us in calling on the Government to make threatening to share intimate images illegal w… https://t.co/bzaTbRFQPd
9/25
2020
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Retweeted by RefugeBig thank you to @CosmopolitanUK for joining our campaign to end #TheNakedThreat. Look out for their Instagram sto… https://t.co/rxMY55ONbn @KatiePiper_ Thank you Katie! 🙌Join #ZaraMcDermott in supporting our #TheNakedThreat campaign to make threatening to share intimate images illegal… https://t.co/Gtj650eBJC"My main aim is to bring awareness to this issue, and be a voice for those who have suffered in silence and to help… https://t.co/a24YXG0EjZ @WeeMissBea as you've been amazing enough to share our campaigns in the past we have a cheeky ask to share our twee… https://t.co/dvaue0udIv @sarapascoe hi, we're putting forward a cheeky ask to share our tweet asking people to join our campaign to make th… https://t.co/AlRBK8Fe7y @KatiePiper_ hi, today we've been asking the government to make threatening to share intimate images a crime. We h… https://t.co/SkHZJkQx4v @caitlinmoran we really excited to hear you reading on the 30th - thank you for choosing to support Refuge! We hav… https://t.co/sUHUKWAxlUThank you to the fantastic team at @AMV_BBDO for working with Refuge to create today’s #TheNakedThreat campaign – e… https://t.co/viCw7wvhikToday #ZaraMcDermott helped bring #TheNakedThreat campaign to Parliament. The #DomesticAbuse Bill soon enters The H… https://t.co/AkZT2JBxBFSign our letter to ministers here: https://t.co/XTMuZ4OHSx“The threat to share (an image) is potentially equally as damaging and it’s a method of control that is used in and… https://t.co/gcaGlMGwbbHave you seen @CosmopolitanUK's chilling Instagram story supporting our campaign to make threatening to share intim… https://t.co/DafaS5QWVBThe only thing scarier than the threat, is the law. Join @RefugeCharity's campaign #TheNakedThreat to make threats… https://t.co/T7yERZI4Rs
Retweeted by RefugeThank you to the fantastic @CosmopolitanUK which has joined our campaign to end #TheNakedThreat. Add your voice, s… https://t.co/S8l2i6lCJpIt’s not illegal to share sexual imagery, but it should be. We’re at parliament today calling for the… https://t.co/wGjGjhVTV2Today, we're joined by Zara McDermott and Natasha Saunders, who have both received threats to share intimate images… https://t.co/3eVibxo8N3This is the true story of Natasha Saunders, @Handbagsnhorses. It's not illegal to make threats like this but perpet… https://t.co/5bY9ZYdvF5The #domesticabuse bill will soon be returning to the House of Lords and we're campaigning with #ZaraMcDermott to m… https://t.co/SNMhx46GPuToday, with #ZaraMCDermott's support, we'll be bringing our #TheNakedThreat campaign to Parliament. Help us make th… https://t.co/KminQMNvuWWe won’t rest until the law is changed to end image based abuse – look out for our campaign today and help us end… https://t.co/YSgISjHOif
9/24
2020
The campaign to make misogyny a hate crime is a team effort - proud to stand with @womensaid @PlanUK @CitizensUKhttps://t.co/afPlnRpF1H
Retweeted by RefugeJoin us on 30th Sept our book club, with a live author reading from @caitlinmoran's More Than a Woman, led by Lou S… https://t.co/F9ky1erRvS
Retweeted by RefugeTomorrow we’ll be stepping up our campaign to make threatening to share intimate images illegal – look out for our… https://t.co/z9ey2RntjL"Lockdown has brought the issue into focus, and I hope initiatives, such as the #EastEnders storyline… help others… https://t.co/LodkEiImpOThe law commission has just opened their consultation on how to include misogyny in our hate crime laws! We've alwa… https://t.co/ldwCSt07Ph
9/23
2020
#HerselfFilm examines one woman’s experience of #DomesticAbuse. Ahead of its release next month our fantastic corp… https://t.co/suPSm3zZ9fMartwisz się o swoją prywatność w Internecie? Nasze Tech Safety Tool (narzędzie bezpieczeństwa cyfrowego) może okaz… https://t.co/HkL1dlXsZTTHE SHARD THE RECONSTRUCTION all on display at @ChristiesInc in aid of @RefugeCharity – an INCOMPORABLY important… https://t.co/nIkdrnunez
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9/22
2020
A big thank you to #GarethPugh who has a created a capsule collection and visual album called "The Reconstruction"… https://t.co/NTn6f3vs5EGreat to see our corporate partner @avonworldwide involved in promoting #PeaceDay and encouraging everyone to… https://t.co/cptZ7KPlPU"Until threats to share intimate images is made a crime, perpetrators of this form of abuse will remain at large an… https://t.co/llmIhub61D“The Covid-19 crisis has magnified the reality that many survivors like #Chantelle face every day.”… https://t.co/T8iEnjEhguCall our National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247 if you need support."During #lockdown perpetrators have increased their control and violence, and victims were unable to get away." Vio… https://t.co/4OxvMPxX2wOnly a couple of days left to enter the 2020 Royal Parks Half Marathon ballot. Join #TeamRefuge today! https://t.co/mFA2WOsdtZ
9/21
2020
“The behaviours displayed by Gray - controlling, monitoring Chantelle’s every move, trying to isolate her from her… https://t.co/ZjGeSNRAXl“Once a woman threatens to leave, her abusive partner might feel his control slipping, and this can, and does, resu… https://t.co/0998pQKe9FToma control de la configuración de tu privacidad con el Tech Safety Tool (herramienta de seguridad tecnológica) de… https://t.co/hSDIhVG4jf
9/20
2020
“At the moment threatening to share intimate images is not yet a crime and means millions of women have been contro… https://t.co/DmljWa85CR“Women’s lives being lost to male violence, while friends and family members are left to grieve having felt powerle… https://t.co/vRNJLC2ADL“The scenes we have seen take place in #EastEnders over the last few months are sadly reflective of what Refuge see… https://t.co/W03iQux2erThanks to all who joined us for our virtual Style with Purpose event on Thursday! You can still support Refuge by b… https://t.co/9VAKExl07yOur Tech Safety Tool is now available in Polish, Spanish and Urdu, and can help you check your smartphone isn’t giv… https://t.co/4eeCXZVznidomestic abuse kills two women every week. Week in week out. #Eastenders is a horrific but necessary reminder ' Cha… https://t.co/XfDHmuROcI
9/19
2020
Sadly, many women like #Chantelle are killed before they are able to leave their abuser as it the most dangerous ti… https://t.co/mafGYrcKWNTonight on @bbceastenders we witnessed the tragic conclusion of #Chantelle’s domestic abuse experience. Unfortunate… https://t.co/4fZw4eFpVF“The scenes we have seen take place in #EastEnders over the last few months are sadly reflective of what Refuge see… https://t.co/QXHMnOW2ZP“Once a woman threatens to leave, her abusive partner might feel his control slipping, and this can, and does, resu… https://t.co/wtbqi9FYKqThe sad conclusion of #Chantelle’s efforts to leave Gray is horrifyingly common; 2 women a week are killed by a cur… https://t.co/a0DpsgM5X9... there is an opportunity for the Government to provide the support, protection and specialist services women lik… https://t.co/vpg21jgyZuThis @bbceastenders story is gruesome and upsetting to watch – but it is the lived reality for so many women who ex… https://t.co/gXrmhKAbTx"We hope that they will ensure it is as bold and transformative as it has the potential to be. Women’s lives, women… https://t.co/z9PJCYkEnD“Any day now the Domestic Abuse Bill will return to Parliament giving the Government a real opportunity to protect… https://t.co/Qq6SfVeExN“The timing of this storyline, whilst brutal, is relevant.” – Lisa King, Director of Communications #EastEnders #Chantelle @bbceastendersGray tells Chantelle she won’t survive without him – these words will resonate with so many women who experience ab… https://t.co/nvXr6kNyHKGray tells Chantelle that she won’t survive without him and says he’ll get everything in a divorce. If you have an… https://t.co/RsjmMyRR90“Domestic abuse is the biggest issue facing women and girls and storylines like Chantelle’s, while painful to watch… https://t.co/jNFCYyMRAw“Soaps are a cornerstone of our society and it is vital that they reflect what happens across the country and in ou… https://t.co/M6bi2m22dcUsing violent threats, or violence itself, towards children is a common tactic of those who perpetrate domestic vio… https://t.co/SqNZ0PIXUJGray’s behaviour isn’t unusual. One in four women in the UK will experience #domesticabuse at some point during the… https://t.co/ZQPmaM26PH“…as well as the physical abuse she is subjected to - are all tactics that abusive partners use frequently. They ar… https://t.co/U2EYMUNLDq“The behaviours displayed by Gray - controlling, monitoring Chantelle’s every move, trying to isolate her from her… https://t.co/UQkPiLXYOSCongratulations to Jessica Plummer who has done a brilliant job playing #Chantelle and portraying the realities man… https://t.co/OhODCywMRh13 REASONS WHY: British designer Gareth Pugh delivers hope and empowerment in 13 high fashion looks, with a new exh… https://t.co/J3TdFLqvKt
Retweeted by RefugeLeaving an abusive relationship can be a frightening and overwhelming experience, but we are here to help. Contact… https://t.co/HKQm8yQooKThere has been a 22% rise in reports to the Revenge Porn helpline from this time last year, and 2/3 of the 2,050 ca… https://t.co/YZlOAyHowJThank you for your support @CI ! #YouAreNotAlone https://t.co/k0QOHjjUiBBeing patient and listening without judgment are important parts of supporting someone who is experiencing… https://t.co/HMcuebyUhs
9/18
2020

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