Category: Newyddion

State of the Sector 2023-24

Critical investment needed to guarantee support for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Wales    Following a recent visit to the UK, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women and girls declared violence against women a “national threat”.  Research published today by Welsh Women’s Aid demonstrates that while rates of violence […]

Statement on the Suspension of Rhys ab Owen MS

The allegations against Rhys ab Owen MS are deeply concerning. The Senedd’s Code of Conduct sets a standard that all Members should conduct themselves to. A report by the Standards of Conduct Committee has found that Rhys ab Owen MS has fallen short of these standards. When this standard isn’t upheld there needs to be […]

Statement on Welsh Government Response to South Wales Fire & Rescue Service Review

Welsh Women’s Aid welcomes the decisive action taken by the Welsh Government in response to the revelations of sexual misconduct and assault within the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) following an independent investigation. The findings and disclosures of the brave survivors working under this misogynistic culture are deeply concerning. We know there is […]

From Suffrage Pioneers to Modern Trailblazers: Welsh Women’s Enduring Legacy of Empowerment

Trigger Warning: Murder, violence against women and girls,   The International Day for Elimination of Violence, marked in calendars on 25th November, signals the beginning of 16 Days of activism ending on 10th December with Human Rights Day. The days are signified as a global unified call to eliminate violence against women and girls around […]