Mother and child in safe house

More Than A Roof: why women's shelters need support

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Transforming the lives of women & girls

Every day women and girls face discrimination, poverty and violence just because they are female. We’re working to change that.

  1. AIMEnd violence against women and girls
  2. AIMEnsure women have a say in the decisions that affect them
  3. AIMEnable women to take control of their own livelihoods

Where we work

We work in partnership with women's rights organisations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.


  • 13  countries

  • 28  partners

How you can help

Your support can make a lasting impact on women’s lives.

How you can help 1 - Fundraise


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How you can help 2 - Donate

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There are many young girls supported by AWSAD in its safe house

Providing a lifeline after violence

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