Could you help stop abuse?
Many of us have witnessed abuse happening, but it can be difficult to know how to help stop it.
You might worry about stepping in, thinking ‘what if I’ve misread the situation?’, ‘what if I make it worse?’, ‘am I putting myself at risk?’.
Intervening doesn’t have to be confrontational – there are ways to step in safely.
Find out more about safe ways you can step in.
Getting support if you experience abuse
You don’t have to deal with this alone, and it’s never your fault. Find out what support is available to help you.
Reporting violence and abuse
If you've experienced or witnessed abuse, you might want to report it. Find out more about who you can report it to. If you think someone is in immediate danger, call 999.
I’ve been groped, catcalled, flashed at, verbally and physically abused and stalked, all before I was 20. The men involved will have done the same to many other women.*
The abuse of women and girls has consequences for everyone. Find out more about the impact abuse has on women, men, families, communities and society as a whole.Impact of abuse
*Testimonials are anonymous to protect identities, but all are based on real experiences