Our Strategy

Women’s Aid is a national organisation with five decades of learning, experience and impact.  Our vision is an equal Ireland with zero tolerance of domestic abuse, and all forms of violence against women.

Our strategy is how we propose to get there.

Our Purpose

Women’s Aid is a national, feminist organisation working to prevent and address the impact of domestic violence and abuse including coercive control, in Ireland since 1974.

We do this by:

  • advocating, influencing, training, and campaigning for effective responses to reduce the scale and impacts of domestic abuse on women and children in Ireland
  • providing high quality, specialised, integrated, support services.

Our Vision

Women’s Aid’s vision is an equal Ireland, with zero tolerance of domestic abuse and all other forms of violence against women.

Our Values

  • Courage
  • Cooperation
  • Empowerment
  • Equality
  • Inclusivity
  • Change

Our Strategic Priorities

Our strategic priorities are based on a strong dedication to the women we serve and an unwavering focus on bringing about the social changes in Ireland that will deliver our vision. During the period 2021-24, we have framed our plan around three strategic priorities:

  1. Creating Social Equality
  2. Building and Nurturing Effective Partnerships
  3. Continually Strengthening Capability and Expertise

Download our Statement of Strategy 2022-2024