16 DAYS

16 stories

Take a stand

16 days of Action is a UK wide campaign which asks us all to take a stand to end violence against women and girls.

Over the next 16 days, IDAS has chosen to focus on 16 different types of abuse experienced by women across the UK.  We tell the stories of survivors, many of whom have been supported by us, shining a light on the different types of abuse and violence. 

Please join us to learn more and to listen to stories of pain, determination and ultimately survival.   

If you have a story to share you can do so here.

Sexual Violence
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Sexual Violence

Indecent exposure, grabbing, groping or forcing you into sexual activity you do not want – sexual assault causes emotional distress and can take a long time to recover from.

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Helping Survivors

IDAS are the leading, specialist domestic abuse charity in Yorkshire. Every year we support over 15,000 people, 90% are women. We provide support to anyone who is experiencing or has experienced domestic abuse or sexual violence.  We also work closely with other specialist agencies who support women and girls impacted by trafficking, female genital mutilation and forced marriage.

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Helping Survivors

IDAS are the leading, specialist domestic abuse charity in Yorkshire. Every year we support over 15,000 people, 90% are women.

We provide support to anyone who is experiencing or has experienced domestic abuse or sexual violence.  We also work closely with other specialist agencies who support women and girls impacted by trafficking, female genital mutilation and forced marriage.