Safer Young Lives is part of the Institute of Applied Social Research

YRAP resources

Participation as protective

Participation as protective - infographic - Web version [JPG]

Participation as protective - infographic - Print version [JPG]

YRAP members designed an infographic with artist Zuhura Plummer to show how young people's participation in research and services can be protective at an individual level and for young people more widely.

Participatory groupwork with young people affected by sexual violence: risks, challenges, benefits [PPT slides]

At the IASWG (International Association for Social Work with Groups) virtual symposium in June 2021, we presented our work on the risks, challenges and benefits of participatory groupwork with young people affected by sexual violence.

Young Researchers Advisory Panel

YRAP Stories [PDF]

Four of our YRAP members share some thoughts about their motivations and hopes for the YRAP.

Creating a Safe Space

Creating a safe space [PDF]

Ideas for the development of participatory group work
to address sexual violence with young people.


YRAP members helped create these comic postcards with the Alexi Project, sharing 10 key principles for working with young people affected by CSE.


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