Valentine's Day 2008 Campaign
On February 14th 2008, we launched a radio advert to raise awareness about domestic violence.
Listen to the radio ad.
Valentine's Day Campaign (Feb 06)
On Valentine's Day 2006 we launched a public awareness campaign to highlight the fact that for over half a million women, Valentine's Day is a day like any other, a day where they will live in fear of a violent partner.
Company 'Tell A Friend' campaign (July 2005)
In July 2005, the Women's Aid and Company magazine 'Tell A Friend' campaign encouraged readers to break their silence by filling out a questionnaire about their views on, and experiences of domestic violence. The results were published in the October issue and the response was overwhelming - 71% of readers that responded to the survey said at least one of their friends had been in a physically or emotionally abusive relationship. The campaign encouraged people to talk to someone they trust and to seek support.
Stop Violence in the Home Campaign (2004)
The Body Shop launched a campaign in its UK stores, providing a fantastic opportunity to raise public awareness of the issues surrounding domestic violence in over 300 stores nationwide.
Women's Aid Listening to Children Campaign (June 2004)
The Women's Aid Listening to Children Campaign aimed to facilitate direct communication between children and Government. The campaign was supported by The Ragdoll Foundation.
The Guardian Christmas Appeal (Dec 03 - Jan 04)
The Guardian ran an appeal for nine domestic violence charities, and we worked closely with The Guardian to provide information and case studies for articles that appeared during one week of the appeal. We received over £40,000 from this fundraising initiative.
House of Fraser Cause Related Marketing Partnership (Nov 03 - June 04)
In November 2003, House of Fraser launched a new personal alarm product. Women’s Aid received a donated 25 pence from House of Fraser for every alarm sold.
The Radio 4 Appeal (May 03)
Women’s Aid carried out a Radio 4 Appeal on May 18th 2003. Jenni Murray, Women’s Aid Patron, read a two-minute appeal which was repeated twice the same week, and over £10,000 was raised.
BBC Hitting Home Campaign (Feb 03)
Women’s Aid were a lead advisory group on this cross network BBC campaign on domestic violence. It was one of the largest public awareness campaigns the BBC has done in recent years. The aim of the Hitting Home season was to raise awareness of domestic violence as a problem within society and to encourage women and children who experience domestic violence to seek support. Hitting Home covered a range of programmes across BBC television, radio, online and interactive fora, including personal stories from survivors, documentaries, radio programmes, celebrity interviews and dramas. The BBC also used content from Women’s Aid publications and website to develop the Hitting Home website.
During the Hitting Home Week, Women’s Aid worked extensively with the media to provide support for the campaign, including providing statistics from our recent survey with members on service, sourcing case studies and taking part in interviews.
Health and Domestic Violence Campaign (July 2001)
The Department of Health funded a Health and Domestic Violence Project, which incorporated two surveys of health care trusts. Our campaign included over 100 local and regional events and activities hosted by local Women's Aid organisations and domestic violence fora throughout England.
A future without fear: STOP domestic violence (2000)
We launched an awareness campaign about domestic violence, which included posters and a national raising awareness campaign.
Families without Fear (Oct 98)
Families without Fear, the Women's Agenda for Action on Domestic Violence was published in 1998 as part of a campaign to set the agenda for a national strategy on domestic violence.