Category: Newyddion

Welsh Women’s Aid Statement on Recent Comments Following Study of Surgeons Experiences.

We were appalled to learn of the findings of recent research into the experiences of registered surgeons in the UK that concluded that almost 63% of women had been the target of sexual harassment from colleagues.   The response in a recent letter to The Times, from a retired anaesthetist regarding new generations of medical staff needing […]

DASU are recruiting!

Children and Young People Location: Wrexham Salary: £12.65 per hour Hours and/or working pattern: Full  time – 37.5 hours per week Purpose of the role: This role will lead on delivering play therapy sessions, activity sessions, 1-1 support sessions and facilitating a peer support programme to children and young people who have experienced of been […]

A Duty to Support: ‘Postcode lottery’ of support for Children and Young People

A Duty to Support: ‘Postcode lottery’ of support for Children and Young People experiencing violence and abuse in Wales leads to calls for an urgent review. ‘Postcode lottery’ of support for Children and Young People experiencing violence and abuse in Wales leads to calls for an urgent review  A new report launched today (27.06.22) has identified a […]

Welsh Women’s Aid Respond to VAWDASV Strategy 2022-2026

Today 24/05/22 Welsh Government published the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Strategy for 2022-2026.   This is a long-awaited document for survivors, the specialist VAWG sector, and all those who support and collaborate with us. Since Welsh Government first published the VAWDASV Act in 2015 over 50 women have lost their lives […]

Welsh Women’s Aid and trans inclusion

Welsh Women’s Aid is an intersectional feminist organisation working to eliminate violence against women and girls, domestic abuse, and sexual violence. Our vision is a world in which all individuals live free from all forms of violence, abuse, and oppression. We strive to work alongside sister organisations and specialist organisations that share our vision and […]

WWA Launch Newly Revised NQSS Standards

Welsh Women’s Aid are delighted to launch the 2022 Edition of the National Quality Service Standards (NQSS)  The National Quality Service Standards form a set of accredited criteria against which Welsh specialist domestic abuse services are assessed, to ensure they provide the type of holistic, safe, high-quality and effective service provision necessary to enable survivors […]

How about teaching them not to harass us! 

Girls and young women should be able to access education without the fear that they will be harassed by peers, by teachers or lecturers, or others.   They should not have to be taught to stand up to their peers who are abusing them. We should be ensuring that our schools and colleges promote a culture where sexual harassment […]

Standing in Solidarity Against Racism in the VAWG Sector

When women speak out about experiences – of racism, violence, or any form of oppression – it is our responsibility within the VAWG sector to continue to live up to the social justice values we were founded on; to see, believe and support. Welsh Women’s Aid is committed to working towards dismantling structural racism. This […]

Free Accredited Training For women in employment

The LIMITLESS programme is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) under Priority 2, Skills for Growth: SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE 4. It is an educational programme of support for women in employment aged 18 and over, living or working in Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Caerphilly, and Blaenau Gwent. The programme offers:- ‘WISH’ (Women’s Integrated Support Hub) offering individually […]