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IWD Day with Lisa Shaw and Isabel Owens

Please note, this interview talks about the effects of rape and sexual abuse and some viewers may feel triggered by the issues that Lisa and Isabel discuss. 

BBC Radio Newcastle’s Lisa Shaw and Isabel Owens from the Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling centre talk equality, empowerment and changing lives for International Women’s Day 2021.

Lisa is a proud ambassador for County Durham Community Foundation, while the centre has benefitted from long-term funding thanks to our supporters. Most recently, the centre received a grant from the Community Safety Fund of the Office of the Durham Police, Crime & Victims’ Commissioner for its peer support groups.

Head to:

  • 10.40 to hear Lisa and Isabel talk about County Durham Community Foundation
  • 14.30 to hear about the life-affirming creativity of survivors
  • 19.35 for their thoughts on International Women’s Day and the work of the centre
  • 16.00 for Isabel’s thoughts on the centre’s funding from Durham PCVC
  • 24.15 on how the centre responded to the pandemic
  • 26.66 Isabel’s hopes for the future



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