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Are you man enough? Please help WAITS to reach their target of £10,000 to open another refuge for women suffering domestic abuse by signing up to the Walking a Mile in Her Shoes Challenge. To get involved please visit – www.justgiving.com/campaign/WAITSheelschallenge

We are looking for men to take up the challenge during October & November 2020. The Walking a Mile in her shoes Challenge, is where men walk in high heels to raise awareness of domestic abuse and its impact on women and families. Be inventive – wear women’s shoes to work, around the office, in the park or garden. Remember to keep social distancing, most of all have fun!

Walking a Mile in Her Shoes podcast

Listen to our podcast featuring our clients stories for the fundraising walk :  If it doesn’t play above you can also download the recording here.

Share the innovative way you have walked in heels by sending pictures or videos to marcia@waitsaction.org giving permission for us to share on our social media platforms

Covid 19 has brought difficulties for all of us. Women living through lockdown need a safe place to escape to where they can live free from violence and abuse. During the pandemic WAITS has seen an increase in women to our charity in need of safe and confidential accommodation. Women made homeless as an alternative to living in fear and danger.

Help women like this young women who reached out to WAITS though our website to let us know what was happening to her. It took a few days for her to build up her confidence to tell us her fear of being forced into marriage and the financial abuse she suffered by her parents. Concerned, we called the police who removed her to safety. We would have liked to have supported her on her recovery journey, but we had a lack of bed spaces, so we found her somewhere else to go.

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