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Women's Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women & children. For help, call 0808 2000 247 - helpline run by Women's Aid & Refuge.
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Women's Aid Apr 23
We're delighted to be joined by at , a & member service doing lifesaving work supporting BME women experiencing domestic abuse & all forms of . We need sustainable funding to protect our vital specialist services
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LeedsWomensAid Apr 23
Have you visited the Survivors' Forum? It is a safe, anonymous, space for women who have been affected by domestic violence and abuse to share their experiences and support each other:
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Victoria Derbyshire Apr 23
"Over two-thirds of women escaping an abusive relationship have to go out of their local community to be safe." Chief Executive Katie Ghose says proposals to make domestic abuse services an "entirely local problem" are "really worrying".
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Katie Ghose Apr 23
‘Arrived with just clothes on my back’ - wonderful morning speaking to and glimpsing friendship, support and humour among survivors and staff.
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Women's Aid Apr 23
We need to stop this lottery and make sure survivors of domestic abuse get the helping hand they need. That's why we're working on an alternative model for sustainable funding for all domestic abuse services. on this morning.
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Victoria Derbyshire Apr 23
Today's will be broadcast from a refuge for women fleeing domestic abuse. Please share your thoughts and stories using or email Victoria@bbc.co.uk 9-11am , & online:
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Women's Aid Apr 21
‘Running helped me feel close to Alice’. Sue’s daughter, Alice, was only 24 when she was murdered by her ex-boyfriend. Let’s work together to end , join us
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Lebo Tshabalala Apr 19
Attended Campaign Champion Training today in Leeds 😊. Learnt a great deal on how to get my voice heard & met amazing women doing amazing work providing life-saving services to domestic violence victims 👏 very inspired
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Women's Aid Apr 20
Do you know what to say if someone tells you about a harmful relationship? We're offering free training to create communities against domestic abuse. Find out how you can deliver the 👇
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Women's Aid Apr 19
We're pleased that survivors & our member services were able to have their voices heard at this inquiry into the impact of Universal Credit. Split payments must be delivered with survivors' safety at heart & are vital in preventing further financial abuse
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Women's Aid Apr 17
Hi Lisa, we don’t receive funding for male victims as we are a charity for women and children. We work closely in partnership with Respect who provide services for men, and some of our member services run services for men in their local communities.
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Women's Aid Apr 17
Do you want to talk to someone? Join our Survivor's Forum to connect with other survivors of domestic abuse for peer to peer support in a safe and anonymous space
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Women's Aid Apr 17
Hi Tracey, this is currently being developed in England and Wales, but it may be worth contacting for ways to get involved in their work, or your local service.
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Women's Aid Apr 17
Replying to @FinnRussell26
Hi Finn - the scheme is being developed all over the country, so keep an eye on our social media to see if it's coming to your area 🙂
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Women's Aid Apr 17
Replying to @hashtagmusings
Hello - the scheme is being developed all over the country so hopefully there will be more areas around London in future, but for now it is just Waltham Forest 🙂
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Women's Aid Apr 17
Do you want to take action in your community to support survivors of domestic abuse? Become a Community Ambassador - register your interest for Waltham Forest now:
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Women's Aid Apr 16
Last chance! Help women in refuge register to vote in the local elections being held on May 3 - today is the last day to register. Here's our guide for services to support and encourage anonymous registration for those living in refuge
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Women's Aid Apr 16
Replying to @womensaid
We would also encourage all women to register to vote if you haven't already. Today's the last day - make our suffragist and suffragette sisters proud! Register online here:
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Women's Aid Apr 16
Today is the last day to register to vote in the local elections on May 3 - here's our guide for services on how to support and encourage anonymous registration for those living in refuge
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Women's Aid Apr 16
Replying to @CharleneMortim2
Hi Charlene, sorry for the delayed response. Please call the National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 427 for support, open 24/7. If you can't get through, leave a voicemail and someone will get back to you
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