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South Ayrshire Women's Aid

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Thank you for visiting our profile page on MyDonate. South Ayrshire Women's Aid provide a confidential service that gives information, support and temporary accommodation to women, children and you people who have experience of Domestic Abuse. We save lives.

Domestic Abuse is the physical, mental or sexual abuse of a woman by someone with whom she is/has been in a relationship with. Physical abuse can include punching, strangling, using weapons, scalding
Emotional abuse can include humiliation/degradation, keeping her from contact with her friends and family, threats against the woman or her children
Sexual abuse can include being forced to take part in sexual acts against her will, being sexually assaulted with objects, rape
We know that 1 in 4 women will experience DA at some point in their lives. In Scotland between 2000-2001 groups received almost 60,000 requests for help.Women and their children who are fleeing DA often have no choice but to leave everything behind, often turning up at South Ayrshire Women's Aid with very few possessions. Your kind donations, no matter how small go directly to provide essential items for women, children & young people. These funds will make a difference to those who access our support and services.

Charity No: SC002364

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http://www.southayrshirewomensaid.org.uk
Twitter
https://twitter.com/SAWomensAid

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