Part of Women's Resource Centre
This file includes the recorded audio of the interview with Lee Eggleston OBE and Sheila Coates MBE, along with a transcript, a summary of the recording, and a photo of the interviewees. At the time of the interview, they were the Operations Manager and Director of South Essex Rape and Incest Crisis Centre respectively. Sheila and Lee set up the South East Essex Rape and Incest helpline as a women's collective in 1984. The organisation developed over the years to become South Essex Rape and Incest Crisis Centre (SERICC), which at the time of the interview was the lead partner for the Essex-wide sexual violence and abuse services, under the title Synergy Essex. Furthermore, at the time of the interview, Lee was also a trustee of Rape Crisis England and Wales and a regional representative for Rape Crisis England and Wales, representing the Eastern region. Date of interview: 30/01/2020. Length of recording: 01:18:51.