National media briefing: Macmillan Cancer Support, Eaves, Solace Women's Aid, volunteering awards launched and the Women's Resource Centre

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Almost one in four older people will have had a cancer diagnosis by 2040, Macmillan Cancer Support has warned.

See the Daily Mail for full story


Women’s charities including Eaves and Solace Women's Aid have expressed concern that the number of rapes being reported to Scotland Yard has fallen significantly amid claims of crumbling confidence among rape victims towards the Metropolitan Police's specialist sex crimes operation, Sapphire.

See The Guardian for full story


Olympic medallists, politicians and charities including Samaritans and the RNLI have welcomed the launch of the British Volunteer Awards to celebrate volunteering.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


Charities including the Women’s Resource Centre have criticised the pop star Rihanna after she said she still feels protective towards an ex-boyfriend who was charged with assaulting her three years ago.

See The Independent for full story

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