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  1. Women's Aid is seeking volunteers for our National Freephone HelplineHelpline 2013 5Issued 29 Jul 2015
    Women’s Aid Helpline volunteers are committed and dedicated individuals whose contribution is vital to the high quality support and information provided to women experiencing domestic violence. Helpline volunteers provide support through a non-judgmental, non-directive approach, and work from the model of self-help and mutual aid. ...
  2. Women’s Aid welcomes Domestic Violence ReformsWomen's Aid Media PicIssued 24 Jul 2015
    Women’s Aid welcomes news of the Domestic Violence bill to be launched later today by Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Justice and Equality.  Margaret Martin, Director of Women’s Aid, said: “We agree with the Minister that home is not a safe place for many women and ...
  3. Women's Aid releases new domestic violence figures and calls for an end to victim blaming.WOMENS AID Report-5Issued 18 Jun 2015
    We must stop blaming women and lay responsibility for domestic violence solely where it belongs.Women’s Aid launches its Impact Report 2014 detailing 13,655 contacts made with its National Freephone Helpline and Dublin based One to One Services.  In 2014, the national domestic violence agency noted ...
  4. Support Women's Aid at the VHI Women's Mini Marathonmini marathonIssued 19 Mar 2015
    Run, Walk or Jog the VHI Women's Mini Marathon on Monday 1st June 2015 for Women's Aid.By choosing Women's Aid as your charity, you can help us make women and children safe from domestic violence. Get together your sister, mother, daughters, friend, work mate and ...
  5. Women's Aid is recruiting for a Finance Assistant/Receptionistwomens aidIssued 10 Mar 2015
    Women's Aid is recruiting for a full time Finance Assistant and Receptionist (Ref FinRec15), permanent contract, 35 hours a week.Working as part of a team, the Receptionist/Finance Assistant reports directly to the Financial Manager of Women’s Aid. Key responsibilities of the post include assisting with ...
  6. Women's Aid is Recruiting for PA to Director40 year avatarIssued 19 Feb 2015
    Women’s Aid is now recruiting to fill the following position:Personal Assistant to the Director (Part-time PA) The PA plays a key role in proactively supporting the Director.  This is a part-time post of 20 hours per week until the end of 2015.  Essential: Minimum of ...
  7. Know the difference between Safe and Sinister this Valentine's DayKnow the difference between Safe and Sinister this Valentine’s Day-8Issued 12 Feb 2015
    Women’s Aid launches its 2in2u public awareness campaign for young women with the support of Irish Girl Guides. Dating abuse including online abuse and stalking is a significant issue for callers to the Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline Women’s Aid is re-launching the www.2in2u.ie as ...
  8. Women's Aid is recruiting for a Communications and Campaigns Assistantwomens aidIssued 22 Jan 2015
    We are recruiting for a Communications and Campaigns Assistant(Part-time, temporary, 12 hours per week over 3 mornings, spread across the week including Mon or Tue, 6 month contract). Women’s Aid is currently seeking an individual with a strong commitment to equality and experience in communications ...
  9. Christmas and New Year Opening Hours - National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 9002941-304Issued 22 Dec 2014
    Please note the following arrangements for the Christmas and New Year period: The Women's Aid National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900 is open every day, from 10am to 10pm, 7 days a week. The only day the Helpline closes is 25th December (Christmas Day).   ...
  10. Home is where the hurt is for many women and children this Christmas, says Women’s Aid.Women's Aid Christmas AppealIssued 16 Dec 2014
    Women’s Aid National Helpline is hearing from women that the extra stress of Christmas is triggering more frequent and more severe domestic abuse. Children are witnessing and experiencing abuse at home this Christmas. Fundraising appeal underway to support vital domestic abuse services. Women’s Aid today ...
  11. 130 nationwide actions to break the silence on domestic abuse on International Day Opposing Violence against Women.Women’s Aid 1in5-2 (1)Issued 25 Nov 2014
    MEDIARELEASE130 nationwide actions to break the silence on domestic abuse on International Day Opposing Violence against Women.Women’s Aid launches its One in Five Women public awareness campaign with a large co-ordinated nationwide Balloon Release with over 130 groups. Hundreds of people and organisations gather to ...
  12. Remembering stolen lives: Outside Dáil Éireann, Women’s Aid highlights the stark connection between abuse and intimate partner homicide.Remembering Stolen Lives Womens Aid-2Issued 20 Nov 2014
    1 in every 2 women murdered are killed by a current or former boyfriend, partner or husband.  Women’s Aid records show that this is over half of all resolved female homicide cases (53%). Women’s Aid holds a minute’s silence to remember 78 women murdered by ...
  13. Call for total societal change on how domestic violence is dealt with as Women’s Aid marks 40 years of Domestic Violence services in Ireland.WOMENS AID ANNUAL REPORT-6Issued 24 Sep 2014
      Launch of 2013 Women’s Aid Annual Report. 19,694 disclosures of domestic violence against women to Women’s Aid Services in 2013. On Women’s Aid’s 40th Anniversary, we’re asking for total change to domestic violence structures in Ireland. Women’s Aid calls for 24/7 access to legal ...
  14. Rob Kearney is a SHOEperman for charityrob-kearney-sliderIssued 5 Sep 2014
    Rugby star launches ‘Walk a mile in her shoes’ for Concern and Women’s Aid 20 August 2014; Irish rugby star today launched a joint fundraising initiative with Concern and Women’s Aid – Walk a mile in her shoes. Joining the two organisations Rob is encouraging ...
  15. Women’s Aid launch Irish Sign Language VideosISLIssued 28 Aug 2014
    Women’s Aid, in conjunction with the Irish Deaf Women’s Group, have launched a series of Irish Sign Language (ISL) videos which feature all of the information that is available on our website and link to a text service for deaf or hard of hearing women.  ...
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