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MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 30TH JANUARY 1979 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION PASSED ON 5TH MARCH 1993, 17TH FEBRUARY 2000 AND 18 DECEMBER 2008
NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 17 APR 2012
AS REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 20 APR 2012
1. TO PROVIDE FOR THE RELIEF OF WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN OR OTHER VICTIMS WHO HAVE BEEN SUBJECT TO: (I) PHYSICAL, SEXUAL, EMOTIONAL AND/OR MENTAL ABUSE WITHIN AN INTIMATE OR 'FAMILY' RELATIONSHIP ('DOMESTIC VIOLENCE'); OR (II) OTHER GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, WHICH TERM, FOR THE PURPOSES OF THESE ARTICLES, SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO RAPE, PROSTITUTION, GANG VIOLENCE, SEX-TRAFFICKING OR FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION, IN EITHER OF CASES (I) OR (II) ABOVE, THROUGHOUT THE UNITED KINGDOM AND ABROAD;
2. TO PROVIDE SPECIALIST SUPPORTED HOUSING AND SOCIAL HOUSING AND ANY ASSOCIATED AMENITIES IN ENGLAND, DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHO ARE THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND/OR OTHER GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, AND OTHER SERVICES DESIGNED TO FACILITATE THEIR ONWARD PROGRESSION; AND
3. TO ADVANCE PUBLIC EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND TRAINING ON UNDERSTANDING OF THE ISSUES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE THROUGHOUT THE UNITED KINGDOM AND ABROAD
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