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End their silence
The only way we can stop the cycle of domestic violence, is to come together and end the silence.

This is a safe space for you to discover how to do that. Your way.

End their silence
The only way we can stop the cycle of domestic violence, is to come together and end the silence.

This is a safe space for you to discover how to do that. Your way.

Ending Their Silence

  • If you witness behaviour that you believe is violent or abusive, call the police anonymously or tell a community leader.
  • Educate yourself and inform other people about women abuse. You can do this by arranging a talk at.
  • Listen to, and believe, women who confide in you; ask her how you can help and what she needs to feel safer
  • Don’t pressure or ask blaming questions to an abused woman.Remember that leaving or pursuing a protection can increase the threat of injury or death
  • Respect that any information an abused woman gives you is confidential
  • Support the survivor in all ways possible but listen to what they want. Reporting anything needs their consent
  • Support the right of all women to live in safety.

2019 POWA (People Opposing Women Abuse), https://www.powa.co.za/POWA/

2019 Women Against Abuse; https://www.womenagainstabuse.org/take-action/ways-to-advocate

Ending Their Silence

  • If you witness behaviour that you believe is violent or abusive, call the police anonymously or tell a community leader.
  • Educate yourself and inform other people about women abuse. You can do this by arranging a talk at your church or local community group.
  • Listen to, and believe, women who confide in you; ask her how you can help and what she needs to feel safer
  • Don’t pressure or ask blaming questions to an abused woman.Remember that leaving or pursuing a protection can increase the threat of injury or death
  • Respect that any information an abused woman gives you is confidential
  • Support the survivor in all ways possible but listen to what they want. Reporting anything needs their consent
  • Support the right of all women to live in safety.

2019 POWA (People Opposing Women Abuse), https://www.powa.co.za/POWA/

2019 Women Against Abuse; https://www.womenagainstabuse.org/take-action/ways-to-advocate