Annual Impact Report 2021

The Women's Aid Annual Impact Report 2021 details the 26,906 contacts made with Women’s Aid frontline services including the 24hr National Freephone Helpline and its Dublin-based Face-to-Face support services last year. 

During these contacts, 28,096 disclosures of domestic abuse against women including coercive control were made. Support workers also heard 5, 735disclosures of abuse against children (33,831 disclosures in total). 

The report provides an insight into the levels and forms of abuse experienced by women and children in homes and relationships across Ireland and reflects on the work by Women’s Aid in 2021 to bring about legal, social and systems change to create a better society for the 1 in 4 women in Ireland subjected to abuse.

Download the Women's Aid Annual Impact Report 2021 (click here).

Impact 2021 Video

Launch Seminar 

On Tuesday 14th June 2022, Women's Aid launched its Annual Impact Report for 2021. Speakers at the webinar included: - Helen McEntee, TD, Minister for Justice. - Sarah Benson, CEO, Women's Aid - Prof. Louise Crowley, University College Cork - Gillian Dennehy, Maternity Project Co-Ordinator, Women's Aid. This event was hosted by Ailbhe Smyth, Chair, Women's Aid.

View the webinar with Irish Sign Language here.

Previous Annual Reports are available to download here.

If you, or anyone you know, is affected by the issues raised in this report, please contact the Women's Aid 24hr National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900, 7 days a week.