Our Objectives

  • Promote the protection of women and children at risk of abuse or harm through policy and practice

  • Ensure the prevention of interpersonal and gender based abuse in the short and long term through public awareness and education of children as well as through an effective legal framework

  • Develop the provision of effective services to meet the needs of all abused women and children

  • Encourage a greater understanding of the nature of abusive relationships within the family and partner relationships; the detrimental effects this has on victims and their families and its consequent impact on a wide range of services

  • Ensure there is a range of quality services available to protect and support victims and survivors – including help for children in abusive households