Across the UK, 1 in 4 women have experienced some form of violence or abuse; a call for help is made to the police every 2 minutes, and over 1,000 women a week are turned away from emergency shelters due to a lack of available space or funding.
In an effort to aid survivors in their efforts to break free of an abuser, we work to:
- Refer women and girls in need of help to the appropriate authorities and agencies.
- Raise funds through our Emergency Survivors Fund to directly aid individual survivors of rape, violence and human trafficking where support is unavailable to them at the point of escape.
- Purchase and collect essential goods for women and their children living in our supported shelters through our MJ Refuge Project.
- Campaign with, and raise awareness / funds for, specialist agencies working to support survivors of enslavement, human trafficking and abuse.
- Train communities on how to spot the signs of trafficking or abuse and aid survivors in order to expand grassroots outreach points.