Adult (16+) Survivors Experiences of Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot

Who is this survey aimed at and why is it needed? This survey is designed to gather the experiences of adults (16+), living in Swansea or Neath Port Talbot who have at some point been affected by any form of Domestic Violence or Abuse. This includes relationship violence, emotional abuse, control (including coercive control), sexual violence, sexual exploitation, female genital ...

Launch of Seren Mor Consortium

  Swansea Women’s Aid is delighted to announce its membership of the Seren Môr Consortium. A partnership of specialist organisations working together to end Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV).  The Seren Môr consortium has recently been formalised with the completion of a due diligence procedure and sign off of our Memorandum of Understanding. The consortium is made up ...

Spring Budget 2017: support for women unveiled

The Chancellor announced further support for Women in the budget yesterday: A new £5 million fund will go to projects celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act next year, and to educate young people about its significance. The Representation of the People Act (1918) was the first legislative step towards equal voting rights for men and women. Working ...

Lynne Sanders CEO of Swansea Women's Aid and Dr Debra Williams

Swansea Women’s Aid International Women’s Day Celebration Dinner 3 March 2017

Lynne Sanders CEO of Swansea Women’s Aid and Dr Debra Williams Liz Hope Chair of Swansea Women’s Aid and Dr Debra Williams Swansea Women’s Aid would like to thank everyone who attended their dinner in celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday 3 March.  More than £2,200 was raised for the organisation which supports women and children affected by domestic violence in ...

BBC Radio 4’s The Archers highlights domestic abuse

The popular BBC Radio 4 soap opera The Archers struck a chord with listeners last week, after a shocking turn of events featured in the drama’s domestic abuse storyline. Over the past two years the show has captivated audiences across the country through its domestic abuse storyline.  The radio drama has used the issue as a core theme in the tale ...