Shy Keenan is an awarded Victim's Advocate who founded Phoenix Survivors to campaign for better child protection and justice, victims services and offender management. Her work has been recognised by the British government as a crucial part of the battle to protect children. She lives with her family in the countryside.
Sara Payne won the hearts of the country when she, with husband, Mike, appealed for the return of their missing daughter Sarah. The whole nation grieved when Sarah,s body was found. When Sara found strength to campaign for the controversial Sarah,s Law she again won respect and admiration. She works to prevent a similar tragedy happening again and lives with her family.
Sara was appointed an MBE in early 2009, and named as Victims' Champion for the government.
In 2008 both Shy and Sara were awarded Women of the Year for their work together as the Phoenix Chief Advocates.