A reminder about why we rise

14 Feb

By Hannah Austin of Welsh Women’s Aid…

 

On Valentine’s Day 2012:

– Welsh Women’s Aid’s members supported 1597 women and 1209 children who were experiencing domestic abuse;

– 215 women and 174 children and young people were living in our members’ refuges having fled domestic abuse. 58 of these children were on the Child Protection Register;

– Our members supported 944 women in the community, with a further 177 on waiting lists for support;

– Our members supported 80 children & young people in the community, with a further 136 on waiting lists. 109 of these were on the Child Protection Register;

– 64 women and 2 children contacted our groups for support for the first time;

– 71 women accessed our members’ drop-in services and 157 telephoned our groups for support.

#1BILLIONRISING #VDAY
www.welshwomensaid.org
@welshwomensaid

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