Fund a Safe Haven for Women and Children Escaping Domestic Abuse

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ United Kingdom

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How Do I Take Action? Your donation provides refuge welcome packs and safe accommodations for women and children escaping domestic abuse.

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Description

Many women and their children across in Edinburgh are living in emotionally, physically, sexually, or economically abusive circumstances. With your donations, Edinburgh Women's Aid can offer support to these vulnerable people, through calls and support sessions as well as necessary equipment, food, and shelter. We can provide safe refuge for up to 29 women and their children. The accommodation varies from houses shared with two or three other women, to individual flats for those who need additional support. All locations of our accommodation are confidential and we aim to help these women keep as safe as possible.

Product Code: 10213

Knowledge Bank

Importance Importance

Your support will help vulnerable women and children in Edinburgh get the help and support they need. They can make sure their children are adequately cared for and have the basic needs so that they can properly learn and develop. Many women and children rely on Edinburgh Women's aid for their support, and it is important to keep this lifeline going.

Facts & Stats Facts & Stats
  • In 2016-17, there were 58,810 domestic abuse incidents reported to the police – an increase of 1% from the previous year. 30,630 were dealt with by prosecutors, there were 10,830 convictions, a 12% decrease from 2015-16, the lowest level since 2012/2013
  • Black and minority ethnic (BME) and migrant women face higher levels of domestic homicide and abuse driven suicide
  • One in ten women in Scotland has experienced rape & one in five women in Scotland has had someone try to make them have sex against their will.
SDG in Action SDG in Action

Your impact donation is helping to achieve the below Sustainable Development Goals developed by the United Nations.

  • SDG5 Gender Equality

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Edinburgh Women's Aid

Edinburgh Women's Aid works to offer support to women who are suffering from domestic abuse. The support provided includes information and choices concerning domestic abuse, such as housing options, benefits, welfare rights and legal issues, as well as emotional support. We understand that getting help is a big decision and we’re here to support all women any way we can.

Impact Area

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Edinburgh, Scotland

Fund a Safe Haven for Women and Children Escaping Domestic Abuse

πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ United Kingdom

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$25.00
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