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#ThisIsControl

Jan 18, 2019

#ThisIsControl   “He doesn’t punch me and give me black eyes, so I don’t think it really counts”. This sentence, from a young survivor of coercive control, encapsulates perfectly the myths we have absorbed about domestic abuse. He controls your

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Isolated Incident

Jan 8, 2019

*** Update 15.01.19 The Attorney General has decided not to refer this case to the Court of Appeal, as “the sentence given fell within the range available to the judge.” See the AG’s letter to Harriet Harman here. ***  

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Ask Me – Change That Lasts

Dec 7, 2018

Cardiff Women’s Aid has long been an advocate for community activism. It is within the community that change begins, takes hold and makes a difference. We pioneered our Women’s Rights Education and Advocacy project in 2010 to kick-start change, not

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16 Days of Activism 2018

Nov 26, 2018

Yesterday, the 25th November, marked the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This day also marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism, which will run until the 10th of December, Human Right’s Day. The

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Tour De Galles cycling for Cardiff Women’s Aid

Jun 13, 2018

We are so proud that CWA is to be this years recipient of this fundraising event. The Tour De Galles is an annual cycling challenge undertaken by a group largely living or working in Cardiff. It started as a one-off

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BRAND NEW SERVICE FOR CARDIFF

Apr 26, 2018

Cardiff Women’s Aid, and our two partners BASWO and Llamau, has been successful in securing the contract to deliver all specialist violence against women services for Cardiff. We are really excited about having the opportunity to offer fully integrated pathways

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Violence against women harms us all: will measuring the pain help prevent it?

Oct 31, 2016

Guardian article https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2016/oct/28/violence-against-women-harms-us-all-will-measuring-the-pain-help-prevent-it?CMP=share_btn_tw Despite the recognition that violence against women (VAW) is a global health emergency – one in three women and girls experience violence at least once in their life from the age of 15 – it has not inspired

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Domestic violence traumatising children before they are even born

Oct 6, 2016

Domestic violence can traumatise children even before they are born: Abuse on pregnant women is linked to emotional distress in babies, study claims http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2877686/Domestic-violence-traumatise-children-born-Abuse-pregnant-women-linked-emotional-distress-babies-study-claims.html Scientists have claimed domestic abuse can affect unborn children The study suggests children in the first

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No peace until violence against women ends

Oct 2, 2016

Rachel Milton | Oct 01, 2016 https://www.womankind.org.uk/blog The International Day of Non Violence is a day to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness” with “the desire to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and

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Exciting partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University

Sep 29, 2016

Cardiff Women’s Aid and the Art and Design Department of Cardiff Metropolitan University have begun what we hope will be a long and fruitful collaboration. Working with students and graduates we hope to develop accessible and impactful resources across multi

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