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Women fight domestic violence with helpline

PUBLISHED: 16:43 17 June 2009 | UPDATED: 09:24 12 August 2010

WOMEN experiencing domestic violence can seek help from a dedicated helpline. Bromley Women s Aid (BWA), which offers temporary refuge and

WOMEN experiencing domestic violence can seek help from a dedicated helpline.

Bromley Women's Aid (BWA), which offers temporary refuge and support to women and children suffering mental, physical or sexual abuse at home, launched a community helpline, last Friday.

At an event at The Churchill, in Bromley, performers entertained visitors and handed out information about the charity.

A BWA spokeswoman said: "Many women approached our staff with concerns and queries for their loved ones, some who were themselves had or were suffering domestic violence.

"Our services empower women to control their future lives and parent their children free from domestic violence."

The BWA helpline number is 0208 466 1000 and is open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

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