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
In a survey for Amnesty International in the UK, over 1 in 4 respondents thought a women was partially or totally responsible for being raped if she was wearing sexy or revealing clothing, and more than 1 in 5 held the same view if a woman had had many sexual partners.