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Our awareness raising campaign is called act until women and children are safe. We're asking for people to admit domestic abuse is a problem, call it by it's name, and to talk to someone. Find out ways in which you can act to help end domestic violence.

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Women's Access to Justice 

Women's Aid provides the Secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group Report on Domestic and Sexual Violence. The APPG Group's new Report reveals that the criminal justice system continues to fail women when they experience domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Law Reform Campaign

Women's Aid is currently working in partnership with Sara Charlton Charitable Foundation and Paladin to campaign for a new law that criminalises domestic violence.

On Wednesday 5th March 2014 the Campaign released a report calling for the Government to close gaps in the law around domestic violence which allow perpetrators to avoid prosecution for their abusive behaviour. Read more.


 

Manifesto for Family JusticeManifesto for Family Justice
Women's Aid and alliance of interest groups calls on government to change plans for legal aid with this manifesto. The manifesto has been sent to all Members of Parliament as the House of Commons prepares to consider further the changes to legal aid proposed in the LASPO Bill.

 

campaign-real-menReal Man Campaign
Women's Aid has developed a national campaign where male role models stand up and say that violence against women is unacceptable. We are asking 'Real Men' to help us to send out the message that Real men do not abuse and control women – physically, emotionally, sexually or financially. 

Saving Survivors Services ThumbnailSaving Survivors Services
Women's Aid is taking urgent action against funding cuts being rolled out across the country and is supporting campaigns where news has been announced of funding cuts.

 

campaign-avonEmpowering Women Awards
Avon and Women's Aid present the Empowering Women Awards, to celebrate the amazing achievements and bravery of women who have either been affected by domestic violence themselves, or who are supporting those who have experienced abuse.
 

EQUALS campaign for International Women's Day 2011

EQUALS - Join the Big Inequality Debate
In celebration of International Women's Day 2011, Women's Aid has joined up with a coalition of charities that believes men and women are EQUALS and that we should have equal rights, equal opportunities and equal representation in politics, education, health, employment, family life and media and culture.
  

keira-knightleyCUT - the movie
Keira Knightley stars in our new domestic violence campaign, a hard-hitting film directed by award winning Joe wright.


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Expect Respect Campaign
The Expect Respect campaign asks teenagers and young people to both Expect Respect and give respect in their relationships. Find out more on the Hideout website, run by Women's Aid.


anna frielAward winning Celebrity Campaign (ongoing)
In February 2007 we launched the first phase of our national domestic violence awareness campaign to ask everyone to ‘act until women and children are safe’– that is - admit domestic abuse is a problem, call it by its name and talk to someone about it.