Expect Respect

Expect Respect is a programme aimed at empowering Young Women to Expect Respect in their Relationships. The programme is delivered by experienced and qualified staff who have extensive knowledge of Domestic Abuse and programme delivery.

Through a range of engaging activities and discussions, this programme aims to enable participants to –

  • learn about domestic abuse
  • identify healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • explore their own relationships
  • build self-esteem, confidence and positive body image
  • learn how to stay safe and how to get help




The programme is very informal and usually incorporates a project, such as a craft or drama project, led by the group members.

It will be of benefit for girls who may have witnessed / experienced domestic abuse at home or in their own relationships. It will also be of benefit to young people who may be vulnerable in their relationships- through displaying signs of low self-esteem or having inappropriate relationships.

It is aimed at girls aged 11-18 and usually runs for an hour per week for 6 weeks.

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