Every woman has a right to safety and there are a number of legal rights and entitlements that can support a woman to access safety for herself and her children.
Women are sometimes afraid to leave the family home because they believe or have been told that they will lose their right to it or Women may be afraid to leave because they do not know where to go. DVAShelp by exploring options and supporting her choices.
Many women experiencing domestic violence and abuse believe – or have been told by the perpetrator – that there is nowhere for them to go. They may also believe that, if they leave, they will become homeless and have no income. This is not true, and if you need to get away to safety, there are a number of things that you are entitled to, including a basic income for yourself and your children.