Justice for women campaign

Irene is a lawyer, and founder of the Ghana Legal Assistance Network

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Justice for women campaign

The state of access to justice

Read our latest briefing on the state of access to justice around the world:

Read the briefing 

Have you been affected by violence?

If you or anyone you know has experienced violence, there are services that can help. You don’t have to report the assault to police if you don’t want to. 

These services may be able to help you: 

Rape Crisis – 0808 802 9999 
A free national helpline for women and girls who have experienced abuse, rape and all forms of sexual violence 

24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247 
A 24-hour national service for women experiencing domestic violence, as well as for their their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf 

Galop, the LGBT+ anti-violence charity 
Support for LGTB+ women, men and non-binary people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse. They also have a dedicated service for trans people 

The Survivors Trust  
Support for all survivors of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse, no matter how long ago it happened 



Page updated 17 June 2019