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Take action online: watch and share Lisa's story

Posted on December 05, 2014

Women's Aid OneinFiveWomen campaign video

One in Five women in Ireland experiences domestic abuse.  It can happen to any woman, in any home and at any stage of her life. 

As part of our annual ‘One in Five Women’ National Balloon Action during the International 16 Days of Action Women’s Aid has produced a video to give a snapshot of what this looks like, in one incident of emotional abuse for one woman. The video tells the story of Lisa who is suffering abuse from her partner, yet it has a positive message.  And you can be part of it.   

This video is a way you can support and show solidarity online with women experiencing domestic abuse. 

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Women's Aid One in Five Women Campaign

Posted on November 24, 2014

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Women's Aid Annual One in Five Campaign to mark the 16 Days of Opposing Violence against Women Campaign begins tomorrow which is the International Day Opposing Violence against Women.

Women's Aid launched the 2014 campaign last week with a minute’s silence outside Dáil Éireann in memory of 78 women murdered by their partners or ex-partners since 1996. 10 children who were murdered alongside their mothers were also remembered. The event featured a sombre display of 78 pairs of women’s shoes and 10 pairs of children’s shoes outside Leinster House that acted as the starkest reminder of the dangerous and sometimes fatal nature of domestic abuse.

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