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Violence Against Women and Girls

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The term “Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)” defines the range of serious violent crime types which are predominantly, but not exclusively, experienced by women and girls which include:

  • Domestic Violence

  • Rape and Sexual Violence

  • Female Genital Mutilation

  • Forced Marriage

  • Crimes in the name of “honour”

  • Sexual Harassment

  • Stalking

  • Trafficking

  • Prostitution/ Sexual Exploitation

These pages include information for Violence Against Women and Girls workers in Islington, as well as for victims and residents who may have concerns about any of these crimes in the 'Are You Affected?' section.

All our pages on violence against women and girls have exit buttons – if you need to leave these pages quickly press any of the exit buttons and you will be taken to the Google homepage.

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Call 0808 802 5565 for help and support. If you think you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger call 999 now.

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