Resources

St. Mary’s of Manchester

Last week, REIGN got the chance to meet with some of the staff at St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre in Manchester. Some of us have been before under different circumstances and we often comment on what a vital resource St Mary’s is to Manchester in our workshops. Still, it was a great opportunity to look […]

GREAT Manchester run 2020

Challenge yourself to take part in the Great Manchester Run this year and do something amazing- RUN it for REIGN! ‘The REIGN Collective’ is a small, Manchester-based social enterprise made up of survivors of child sexual abuse and exploitation, and we need help raising funds to continue our vital work.  Find out more about what […]

To those who are ‘#MeToo’ but cannot say it.

You’ve probably seen it by now, the wave of survivors’ voices speaking out across the internet. In the wake of the Hollywood sexual exploitation revelations, the antics of Harvey Weinstein and the mass of female celebrities coming forward about him; women (and men) across the internet have come together to post, tweet, and share the hashtag […]

The Risk With ‘Vulnerable’

Start reading any article or literature about child sexual exploitation and you’re sure to come across the word ‘vulnerable’ pretty quickly. We often use it ourselves in our work with REIGN; vulnerable children, or children who are ‘at-risk’, but I have been thinking a lot about the connotations of such a descriptor and wondering why […]