Justice for Women is a feminist campaigning organisation that supports, and advocates on behalf of, women who have fought back against or killed violent male partners.
The nominations for the 2016 Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize are now open. For more details, or to nominate a women who has worked to raise awareness of violence against women, please visit www.emmahumphreys.org
Are you interested in holding the state to account to stop violence against women and girls? The Centre for Women's Justice will be holding a seminar in Cardiff on Friday 2nd December 2016. There will be a series of presentations from lawyers and litigants who have brought legal challenges and from those on the frontline to describe some of the key challenges they face. For more details https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/centre-for-womens-justice-seminar-cardiff-tickets-28837613077
If you are a woman who has experienced or is experiencing domestic violence you can get help, you are not alone, and you do not need to put up with it:
• In an emergency dial 999.
• For dedicated help and support call the 24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline on 0808 2000 247. This helpline is run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge. See also www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk
• For legal advice contact Rights of Women on 020 7251 6577 for family law, 020 7251 8887 for criminal law, 020 7490 7689 for immigration / asylum law and 020 7608 1137 for women in London. See http://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-advice/ for opening times.
You can find information on other sources of support here:
Make a donation to Justice for Women.
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