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Respite

Respite

Respite As England continues to face lockdowns and the festive season has arrived, home is anything but a safe space for survivors. Many women and children are trapped at home with an abuser. They need help. They need hope. Will you support survivors? Donate today: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/donate/ Credits: ENGINE Creative as per our monitoring this Story […]

The movement against domestic violence: celebrating our history – by Gill Hague

The movement against domestic violence: celebrating our history – by Gill Hague

The movement against domestic violence: celebrating our history – by Gill Hague The movement against domestic violence: celebrating our history A Safe blog by Gill Hague, Professor Emerita of Violence Against Women Studies Women’s Aid and the services in the present domestic violence sector arose originally out of pioneering women’s activism, fighting for social change. […]

Sarah Brown Sings Silent Night for Women’s Aid

Sarah Brown Sings Silent Night for Women’s Aid

Sarah Brown Sings Silent Night for Women’s Aid Sarah Brown of Simple Minds was born to sing. Wishing to use her world-class talent to help Women’s Aid, she has made a unique video recording of Silent Night. Please watch and share her incredible version and donate to help women and children living with domestic abuse. […]

Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo becomes an ambassador for Women’s Aid

Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo becomes an ambassador for Women’s Aid

Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo becomes an ambassador for Women’s Aid Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo becomes an ambassador for Women’s Aid Women’s Aid has announced that Rachel Khoo, food writer, cook and broadcaster, will become an Ambassador for the national domestic abuse charity. Farah Nazeer chief executive at Women’s Aid said “We are utterly delighted to announce […]

Break the Silence: Responding to domestic abuse in your community

Break the Silence: Responding to domestic abuse in your community

Break the Silence: Responding to domestic abuse in your community During the pandemic we have all felt an increasing concern for those experiencing domestic abuse and many of us have felt unsure of how to help. In this video we break the silence on domestic abuse by providing a brief overview of what domestic abuse […]

Download our new poster to help raise awareness and support survivors of domestic abuse

Download our new poster to help raise awareness and support survivors of domestic abuse

Download our new poster to help raise awareness and support survivors of domestic abuse Download our new poster to help raise awareness and support survivors of domestic abuse In collaboration with our patron, Mel B, her daughter Angel and an incredible survivor (whose identity will be kept anonymous for safeguarding purposes), we have created a […]

Love Should Not Hurt — The Interview

Love Should Not Hurt — The Interview

Love Should Not Hurt — The Interview WARNING: Scenes of domestic abuse from the start Mel B, Patron of Women’s Aid and Teresa Parker, Head of Media and Communications at Women’s Aid share the importance of raising awareness of different forms of domestic abuse. Our powerful new video made in collaboration with Fabio D’ Andrea […]

Download and share our new poster to take a stand against domestic abuse during the Euros

Download and share our new poster to take a stand against domestic abuse during the Euros

Download and share our new poster to take a stand against domestic abuse during the Euros Download and share our new poster to take a stand against domestic abuse during the Euros During the Euros, we want to send a clear message to players and fans that domestic abuse and abuse against women and girls […]

Women’s Aid responds to the government’s end-to-end rape review report

Women’s Aid responds to the government’s end-to-end rape review report

Women’s Aid responds to the government’s end-to-end rape review report Women’s Aid responds to the government’s end-to-end rape review report Farah Nazeer, Chief Executive of Women’s Aid, said: “After two years, we welcome the publication of the government’s review into how the criminal justice system handles rape. However we cannot call this an ‘end to […]

The impact of Covid-19 and lockdown from a survivor’s perspective

The impact of Covid-19 and lockdown from a survivor’s perspective

The impact of Covid-19 and lockdown from a survivor’s perspective The impact of Covid-19 and lockdown from a survivor’s perspective Sharon Hendry speaks to our Survivor Ambassador, Mandy Thomas about lockdown from a survivor’s perspective. Author Mandy Thomas, 54, endured 18 years of abuse from partner Eustace Douglas before he was jailed for nine years […]