Visions Of The Future #25yearsWAVE

The WAVE Network is standing on the shoulders of great feminist activists who strengthened women’s rights in Europe for the last 25 years. It is growing ever since and consists of 160 members, some of which we recently met on the #WAVEblog. Nonetheless, sharing our visions of the future and creating a strong intergenerational activism …

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“We can despair, but we will keep going!”

Mary Crilly, director of the Sexual Violence Centre Cork, gave an empowering speech at the last WAVE Conference. We think that her words are of great importance, now more than ever! Women’s support services are doing an amazing job and being part of a strong, feminist network as WAVE can help us facing these difficult …

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#WAVEmembers: Crisis Centre for Women, Russia

  This week we meet one of the newest WAVE members from Russia: the Crisis Centre for Women, based in Saint Petersburg. The Crisis Centre for Women supports women survivors of violence since 1992. It provides psychological and legal counselling in cases of sexual and physical violence, trafficking and other crisis situations. Moreover, they conduct …

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#WAVE members: SPAVO, Cyprus

The Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (SPAVO) is a non-governmental organisation based in Nicosia, Cyprus. SPAVO offers a national helpline, three shelters, counselling services for survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence. Since 2016, SPAVO is a committed member of the WAVE Network. #WAVEmembers #feministsunite #25yearsWAVE

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#WAVEmembers: Scottish Women’s Aid

The WAVE journey to its members around Europe is continuing: meet Scottish Women’s Aid! Scottish Women’s Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. Since 1976, Scottish Women’s Aid has been at the forefront of shaping responses to domestic abuse, coordinating, campaigning and influencing toward a shared vision of …

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