Our latest press releases

5 October 2022

Cautious welcome for C of E Past Cases Review from The Jill Saward Organisation

The director of The Jill Saward Organisation (JSO), Gavin Drake, has this afternoon given a cautious welcome to the publication of the National Safeguarding Report published by the Church of England’s National Safeguarding Steering Group, following the conclusion of the second Past Cases Review (PCR2).

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11 July 2021

Jill Saward Organisation calls for greater transparency over clergy discipline

The Church of England should introduce greater transparency in its system for clergy discipline and safeguarding, the Jill Saward Organisation said today. It made its call in a Briefing to members of the General Synod, who will debate proposals for a new Clergy Conduct Measure this afternoon (Sunday 11 July).

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14 March 2020

Jill Saward’s fight for rape victims and survivors to continue posthumously

The family of Jill Saward, who spent 30 years leading an inspirational fight for victims and survivors of rape and sexual violence before her sudden death in January 2017, have agreed to pledge money donated following her death to support a legal challenge against the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). Jill Saward died suddenly in January 2017 following a stroke (subarachnoid haemorrhage).

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