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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Pause is recruiting a Director of Communications and Influencing!

Are you a seasoned strategic internal and external communicator with the skills and experiences to use what we learn in Practice and from Participants to make lasting change at practice and policy level?

We want to hear from you!

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Nat Sloane CBE to chair Pause

Pause has announced that Nat Sloane CBE is to join as the organisation’s new Chair in February.

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