Find out about your local women's organisation and multi agency partnership and see what you can do to help. As services offer accommodation and support to women who have undergone serious violence, many are women-only environments so it is best to email or call rather than knocking on the door.
Ask whether they would like any support – depending on local needs, you could volunteer your time and skills, make a donation, or hold a fund-raising event.
This affecting memoir focuses on the lives of two women, Dotey and her daughter Jess,set in small small town Devonshire in the 1960s, where domestic violence was not a topic ever discussed. There are no refuges or support groups and the police refuse to attend when Jess's mother Dotey is attacked by her father Jack, saying they cannot interfere between husband and wife. Cricket - Parliamentary X1 v White Ribbon 11 When: 4th September 2016 Where: Headingly, Leeds
Cricket - Parliamentary X1 v White Ribbon 11
When: 4th September 2016
Where: Headingly, Leeds
Women aged 15-44 are more at risk from rape and domestic violence than from cancer, motor accidents, war and malaria, according to World Bank data.