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16 Days of activism - against Violence against Women and girls...

The commencement of the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence occurred on 25 November 2023, recognized as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and girls. This activist-driven campaign, is supported by ASÉ

and extends its impactful initiatives until 10 December 2023.

The grave repercussions of violence against women, particularly intimate partner violence, significantly affect health, resulting in both immediate and enduring consequences. ASÉ's delivery of the FREEDOM Programme offers support instrumental in addressing and combating these issues during the16 Days of Activism, acknowledged annually as Human Rights Day.

We invite you to join our Freedom Sessions, a warm safe and confidential space - please contact us for more details to learn more at:

SAFE SPACES: UK SAYS NO MORE is working with Boots UK, Morrisons, Superdrug and Well pharmacies, HSBC, TSB banks and independent pharmacies across the UK to provide Safe Spaces in their consultation rooms for people experiencing domestic abuse.

How to access a Safe Space

  • Walk into any participating Safe Space in the UK

  • Ask a member of staff at the counter to use their Safe Space

  • You will be shown to the Safe Space which will be a private room

  • Once inside you can use the Safe Space in whichever way works for you. They provide a safe and discrete way to reach out to friends and family, contact specialist support services and start your journey to recovery.

How to Contact the Police 

  • If you are in immediate danger call the police on 999.

  • There are three police stations in the borough. Visit the Metropolitan Police website for more information.

  • Hammersmith & Fulham Police general number is 101.

  • Hammersmith & Fulham Police Community Safety Unit (CSU) is on 020 8246 2828 - The CSU investigates hate crimes, including domestic violence, in the borough. Officers are specially trained to deal with these crimes and there is an answer phone for out of hours calls.

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