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If you are in immediate danger, ring 999 immediately. Remember the Silent Solution System – if you cannot speak when the operator answers, press 55 to make the call-handler aware you are in danger and can’t speak.
Incidences of violence and abuse have escalated during the pandemic.
Thousands of survivors are continuing to reach out for support and the stresses of Christmas could place them at even higher risk.
Your support is needed to help us reach those in violent situations and provide the help they desperately need.
We know that the rise in local restrictions and lockdowns across Wales will be a worry for many survivors. We want to reassure survivors and their loved ones that support is, and will continue to be, available.
We have put together a range of resources that may help survivors and people concerned for them, during these difficult times.
It is estimated that around 3 million women across the UK experience rape, domestic violence, forced marriage, stalking, sexual exploitation, trafficking and other forms of violence every year. This is the equivalent to the population of Wales.
Report of the Secretary General, 2006