With our support, survivors of domestic abuse can reclaim their lives and choose the future they want.

Why doesn't she just leave??

Understanding the reasons and the countless barriers that stand in the way for any woman who is attempting to leave an abusive relationship is the important part. We will never just ask a woman to leave, we empower women to make their own decisions in an attempt to hold abusers to account for their behaviour.


Author: Abigail Symonds

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You’re the reason we can keep providing our vital services, so no one has to face domestic abuse alone. Donate today and help us support more women and children living with domestic abuse.



Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £9,413.29


Domestic Violence Lockdown Appeal

Lockdown increases the opportunities that abusers can coerce or abuse women and children.


Author: Naomi Terence

Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £375.79

1 in 5

children exposed to domestic abuse


increase in referrals  for our DA support services since the start of lockdown in March 2020

News & updates

  • Women's AId publish The Economics of Abuse 2019

    The Domestic Abuse Report 2019: The Economics of Abuse explores the relationship between domestic abuse and economic resources, looking at the needs and experiences of survivors around finances, welfare, housing and employment (economic needs), and how these needs are met by specialist domestic abuse services. Read more

  • Women Who Kill

    As the culmination of 4 years of research by the Women's Centre for Justice into the criminal justice response to women who kill abusive men, this offers thought provoking insights into how the law, and how it is applied, prevents women from accessing justice... Read more

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  • Domestic Abuse Services Information Event

    From 1st April 2019 the Domestic Abuse services commissioned by ECC and the PFCC are changing. Come along to our information events to meet the new providers and find out more: Read more

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