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A women sitting outside looks into the camera with a serious expressionRefuge urges UK Government to ratify the Istanbul Convention without reservations

The government must ensure that all women are protected by the Istanbul Convention by ratifying without reservations. Read more in our press release.

A woman looks at her phone with an expression of concernCampaign: Protect women online

1 in 3 women have experienced online abuse. We need you to help us make sure they are protected. Send your email to government.

Survivor TipsCOVID-19 Survivor Tips

Safety tips for survivors during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more.

Want to talk about what’s going on but would prefer #BSL? Translators can support you to speak directly with our Helpline staff 10am - 6pm, Monday – Friday. https://bit.ly/3pMu8AA

Refuge frontline workers have reported that women are returning to perpetrators as they cannot afford to live alone or as a single parent. Survivors deserve to be safe.

We are urging the government to reform the benefit system to help survivors: https://bit.ly/3IflWC5

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