We have been continuing with our planned work and activities to achieve the Silver LGBT Charter; this forms part of our work towards becoming a more inclusive and accessible service. Earlier this year, our staff and Board members undertook awareness training through LGBT Youth Scotland; the training was really engaging and insightful, and we all took a lot away from it.
The Compass Centre, also known as Shetland Rape Crisis, has launched a campaign aimed at helping members of the public spot and prevent sexual violence on nights out in Shetland.
The leaflets and posters, titled What to do if you think someone is in danger on a night out, will be made available from International Women’s Day, Tuesday 8th March, in public bars, hotels and taxis around the Isles.
The campaign was created with the aim of aiding members of the public to spot predatory sexual behaviour and providing them with options for how to address it.
We are working towards our Silver LGBT Charter as part of our work to becoming a more inclusive and accessible service. We are taking steps to proactively include LGBT people in every aspect of our work, protecting our staff and providing high quality service.
Shetland Rape Crisis is preparing for a big change during its annual 16 Days of Activism Campaign, beginning on Thursday 25th November and running up until Tuesday 10th December.
To open the campaign and as part of their work towards becoming a more inclusive and accessible service, Shetland Rape Crisis will officially open The Compass Centre, it’s Lerwick-base for working with survivors of sexual violence, launching the new name, website, and related resources.
Shetland Rape Crisis has published its annual report outlining our charitable activities for 2020/21.
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