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Manchester’s Got Busker Talent

Mancunians are being asked to nominate their favourite busker as part of an brand new awareness campaign to support the 1 in 6 men who have had unwanted sexual experiences, including abuse and assault. #1BlueString is a global campaign, created by our good friends at 1in6.org and supported by our antipodean friends at Living Well, […]

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DPP Makes Historic Statement on Male Victims

The Crown Prosecution Service has today made what is being hailed as an historic step forward in fully recognising male victims and survivors of sexual abuse, rape, sexual exploitation, domestic abuse, forced marriage and other crimes classed under ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’. Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions, has said The way society […]

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Mitchel Speaks Out to Break The Silence and Stigma

How I run my business with HIV – and why testing in the workplace could stop the virus spreading Mitchel White speaks frankly about running a business after being diagnosed with HIV “I don’t want people to feel sorry for me.” This is something 24-year-old Mitchel White is adamant about from the offset; his sense […]

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Forced to Penetrate Report Launched

Survivors Manchester is delighted to be able to announce the launch of an important piece of research by Dr Siobhan Waere from Lancaster University. Our Cheif Executive, Duncan Craig, said: Having worked with a number of men that have had the experience of being forced to engage in what is said to be sex with […]

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Biggest Survey for Male Survivors Launched

LimeCulture CIC has today launched what is believed to be the biggest survey for male survivors of sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation to give their views on support in the UK. Complete the survey by clicking here > MALE SURVIVORS SURVEY (open from 21.07.17 – 15.09.17 to adult male survivors of sexual abuse, rape […]

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DJ to Play 48 Hour-Long Radio Show for Survivors Manchester and Needs Your Support

Male rape victim and DJ, Sam Thompson, is calling on local and national businesses to support his 48-hour non-stop marathon radio show. DJ Sam Thompson, 22, is preparing to take to the decks for two days straight to raise awareness of male rape and sexual violence against men and boys. The mammoth 48-hour long radio […]

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Sam Speaks Out

Today has been a big news day here at Survivors Manchester, thanks to the inspring Sam Thompson. Sam first approached Survivors Manchester’s Chief Executive, Duncan, whilst he was engaged in getting support from the organistion following his disclosure of being raped. Duncan said When Sam first approached me, I was absolutely blown away by his […]

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The Launch of Male Survivors Partnership Announced

Following an £85,000 grant from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England & Wales, the Male Survivors Partnership, a panel of representatives from leading male sexual violence charities, has been created. The Male Survivors Partnership, founded by Survivors Manchester, Mankind UK, Safeline and Survivors UK, will be working in partnership with LimeCulture Community Interest Company (CIC), […]

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Drop In Opens

Survivors Manchester is delighted to be able to announce the opening of our brand new Drop In service. The Drop In is open to any male survivor in Greater Manchester who wants to find out more about the support on offer, have a chat with someone, or generally just connect. The Drop In is open […]

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Real Voices – Are They Being Heard?

Ann Coffey MP has today launched her final report, on behalf of Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd, looking at how far things have moved since her original Real Voice Report. Here at Survivors Manchester, we have been really proud to support this work and are delighted to be able to read Ann’s […]

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Review: Monkey See Monkey Do

Date: 16 February 2017 Venue: Gorilla, Manchester Richard Gadd’s self-penned, autobiographical Monkey See Monkey Do is a brilliantly dark yet hilariously uncomfortable journey through a battle for ‘masculinity’ following sexual assault. From the outset, Gadd manages to externally lead you through his internal dialogue, battle even, with the clever use of multi media projection, audio […]

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Response to Manchester Evening News report

Following today’s Manchester Evening News front page report on the IPCC damming report into a rape investigation by Greater Manchester Police, our CEO, Duncan Craig, has made the following response. Today’s Manchester Evening News front page article, regarding Greater Manchester Police’s handling of the rape investigation against Stephen Akinyemi is at best, of extreme concern. […]

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Job Vacancies: January 2017

Following an organisational review and the exciting development of new services, we are now looking to welcome 2 new team members to the organisation OPERATIONS ASSISTANT (x1) £16,998 – 17,333 (NJC S3-4 SP17-18) WTE 30 hours per week (negotiable) An enthusiastic individual is needed to join the team to assist in managing and delivering the […]

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New Research – Hidden Abuse

Survivors Manchester is proud to be supporting Dr Siobhan Weare from Lancaster University as she researches the ‘hidden’ sexual crime when males sexually violated by women. This new survey, the first of its kind in the UK, will gauge the extent of men being sexually violated by women The new research project, by Dr Siobhan […]

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Greater Manchester Police Launch Investigation

Greater Manchester Police have formally announced they are launching their own investigation into non-current sexual abuse in the Football arena. GMP’s Assistant Chief Constable Debbie Ford, said: “Following recent media coverage, Greater Manchester Police has received a number of calls from people reporting historic sexual abuse whilst they were in the youth football system. We […]

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In the News

Since last Friday, we have been inundated with requests to comment, be interviewed and talk about the silence of boys and men. Here are a few press clippings for you to see: Daily Mail Manchester Evening News BBC Sport International Business Times News Stoke Sentinal Mirror (1) Mirror (2) Yahoo News Belfast Telegraph Mirror (3) […]

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Job Vacancies: Trauma-Focused Therapists

Here at Survivors Manchester, we are always on the look out for people with the right experience, skills, drive and passion for what we do to join us. Our work sees us working in various environments’ from our Manchester city centre base, prison and secure settings, in the heart of BME and faith communities, right […]

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Ambassador Announcement

Survivors Manchester is absolutely delighted to announce that ex-Professional Footballer, Steve Walters, has decided to join Survivors Manchester as our third UK Ambassador. Many will know that Steve stood up as a survivor of sexual abuse following the media attention into the experiences of young men at Crewe Alexandra FC. Having stayed silent for man […]

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The Historic Men & Boys Coalition Launches

  Over 50 of the UK’s leading charities, academics, journalists and campaigners have today come together to form the UK’s largest ever coalition to tackle gender-specific issues affecting men and boys. The Men and Boys Coalition brings together organisations and individuals specialising in fields ranging from mental health and suicide prevention to education and parenting […]

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Charly’s Challenge

This month, the amazing Charly Lester (Journalist, Writer, Blogger, CEO of UK Dating Awards) cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats and in doing so raised 78% more than her original target, ending with an amazing £2,315! We are absolutely astonished at this incredible amount raised and want to thank every single person that donated […]

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