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  • VSE welcomes signing of the Istanbul Convention

    Yesterday June 13 2017 the Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová signed The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. This is the second international treaty that is signed by European Commission and it is signed in Strasbourg in the presence of the Secretary General of the […]

    News 14 Jun, 2017

  • Victim support NI receives volunteering quality award

    VSE full member Victim Support NI, the leading charity helping victims and witnesses of crime in Northern Ireland, have achieved the Investing in Volunteers Award, recognising the excellent work they do with volunteers. Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for all organisations involving volunteers.  It aims to improve the quality of the volunteering […]

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  • Information for Victims of London attacks

    London was struck by an attack last night leaving at least 6 dead and 20 injured. We are following the situation and will provide you with information for victims and those affected  on this page. An emergency number is available for those who are concerned about loved ones or anyone who may have been in […]

    News 4 Jun, 2017

  • Understanding victims of crime – report by Victim Support

    Victim Support England & Wales has published a new report entitled  Understanding Victims of Crime – The impact of the crime and support needs  The report explores similarities and differences in the impact of crime and expressed needs of victims across the main crime types. The report includes a review of existing research, and presents findings from […]

    News, News from members 1 Jun, 2017

  • How to deal with media when you were bereaved or victimised by the attack in Manchester?

    Terrorist attacks are often accompanied by overwhelming media attention. While Media can play an important role in informing the public and spreading checked facts, dealing with the media attention can be stressful and even harmful for the victims. Among many different efforts and activities in order to support victims of recent attacks in Manchester, VSE […]

    News, News from members 24 May, 2017

  • Support to the affected by the terror incident in Manchester Arena

    Victim Support is offering support to anyone who has witnessed or been affected by the terror incident in Manchester Arena yesterday. Their free Supportline is currently running 24/7. Call +448 08 16 89 111 to access support or email their Supportline. Victim Support supports victims and those bereaved by terrorist activity, home and abroad. An emergency number is available for those who […]

    News, News from members 23 May, 2017