Creating space for change

Pause works to prevent the damaging consequences of thousands more children being taken into care each year.

Pause works with women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeated pregnancies that result in children needing to be removed from their care. We aim to give women the opportunity to pause and take control of their lives breaking a destructive cycle that causes both them and their children deep trauma.

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Women working with Pause share their experience on BBC5Live

Pause was featured on Naga Munchetty’s BBC5Live show on Monday 15 February. We heard from Three Pause graduates Col, Thelma, and Marie* and Jules Hillier, Chief Executive of Pause...

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I am a child: A woman’s experience of domestic abuse during her childhood

In our latest occasional blog, to coincide with 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, we hear from a woman working with Pause about her experience of childhood abuse.

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