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Our ethos

We are part of a worldwide feminist movement working for a better future in which equality of opportunity and real choice is available to all.

Our work is rooted in the principles of non-violence, self-help, best practice and working in partnership. All Women’s Aid services are developed in response to the needs of women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence. By listening and responding to their needs, we have built up a wealth of expertise about violence and abuse.

We believe: