News : Women’s Aid Extends Domestic Abuse Helpline to 24 Hours
Dublin, Ireland, Oct 5, 2015 -- Women’s Aid’s telephone helpline for women facing domestic abuse will offer a 24-hour, seven days a weeks service from next January.
"We know how important it is to be available for women whenever they need us," says the organisation’s director, Margaret Martin.
"That might be in the early hours of the morning before the kids wake up, or the middle of the night after an attack by her partner. Or it might be just the right time for her to want to speak to someone," she said.
From January 1st 2016 I am delighted that our service will become available 24 hours a day, seven days a week," director of Women’s Aid Margaret Martin said.
One in five women in Ireland is affected by abuse and over one-third of those will never speak to anyone about it, according to the charity. In 2014, the agency received 11,167 calls to the helpline.
Now, Women’s Aid is to run a two-week campaign, which has its own hashtag, #dontbeafraid, to encourage women living with domestic abuse to call the Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900.
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"We know that there is hope. We regularly hear from women who are now free from abuse, who feel good about themselves and have got their lives back."
Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Women's Aid Organisation or WAO is a Malaysian non-governmental organisation that fights for women's rights and specifically against violence against women. It was founded in 1982 and continues to play a leading role in the Malaysian women’s rights movement working within the fields of advocacy, public education as well as law and policy reforms.
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