September 29, 2016

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Permit me to be frank with you.

I had just had my eighteenth birthday. It was my second time in a small town nightclub. That same night my drink was spiked, I was raped and I was later found by my friends lying unconscious and face down in a supermarket car park.

This is not the reason that I will walk with Stay Brave UK on the 1st of October.

In the months and years that followed, I can only describe it to be like feeling that the...

September 26, 2016

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It’s a feature that Apple never want you to use, but the new WatchOS update for all Apple watches, there’s an “SOS” feature, giving you a one-touch way to reach emergency services in a life-threatening situation.

All users have to do is press and hold the side button on their Watch for 6 seconds. A countdown will begin to scroll across the screen, and a loud alert will inform you that you’re about to be put through to 999. If yo...

September 13, 2016

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Asking for help is never easy.

It may seem easy to someone from the outside. But when you’re sitting there with a laptop open, helpline number entered into a phone, it takes an amazing amount of courage to press the dial button. First few times you press it fear may get the better and you’ll hang up soon as you hear a ring.

More often than not the laptop gets closed, the phone gets put down, and help is not asked for. These brave...

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