* Client’s name has been changed for safety and privacy reasons. Here at Rahab, we care about our clients. Every client we meet is different. While there are similarities within their severe and multiple disadvantaged situations, each of our clients have different timescales for their support needs. As the only service in Reading to be … Continue reading Georgia*’s Story
You might be wondering how you could make a difference to those who are sexually exploited. Rahab exists as a service which offers tailored, holistic and relational support to individuals who are vulnerable and often unheard. We’ve put together a list of ideas on how you can help to fundraise for Rahab’s services to keep … Continue reading How to Help Raise Money for Victims of Sexual Exploitation
* Client’s name has been changed for safety and privacy reasons. This International Women’s Day, we want to share one of our clients stories with you: Mia*, is an on-street sex worker, who has been a client with Rahab for a while. She’s been to a drug rehabilitation centre in the past, which she unfortunately … Continue reading Mia*’s Story – International Women’s Day 2019
The clients we meet are frequently affected by the grips of poverty. From watching this TED talk by Rutger Breman, we were inspired to write something to aid understanding on why individuals end up in sex work, and why even with support it can be a long process to exit sexual exploitation. Starting off with this stimulating … Continue reading Why Sex Work? – Poverty in Prostitution
As a charity with a Christian ethos, we believe prayer is vital. However, praying for sex workers isn’t usually something that we get taught in Sunday school or in church. It’s so important that we do pray for sex workers as well. We work at Rahab to support clients who are sexually exploited. These individuals … Continue reading How to Pray for Victims of Sexual Exploitation
It’s easy to believe that people who get involved in sex work have chosen to be there. It’s almost natural for us to make distinctions between those in prostitution and those who have been trafficked. Of course, there is one fundamental difference between a person who ends up in sex work through trafficking and a … Continue reading Trafficking vs Prostitution – Is it a Choice?