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Join Hafan Cymrus 21St Celebrations to Prevent Abuse and Promote Independence

Press Release: March 09, 2010

"Thanks to Hafan Cymru I know I will never be with a violent man again. I now know the first signs of a violent person which I didnt know before." Maggie

We want to make sure people like Maggie get the help they need and regain their independence by continuing to deliver our support services throughout Wales.

On the 21st of April 2010, Hafan Cymru will launch a year long calendar of events to celebrate 21 years of Preventing Abuse and Promoting Independence for women and children and more recently men escaping Domestic Abuse in Wales.

Dates for your Diary:

- April 21st 2010 Hafan Cymrus official Celebration Day. Join our regional events

- June 2010 Walk Against Domestic Abuse Wales Wide Sponsored Walk

- September 17th 2010 Hafan Cymrus AGM Tea Party in Cardiff & Hafan Cymrus Service User Art Competition.

Join us this year on one of our 21st Celebration fundraising events, or host your own event to raise money to help the victims of domestic abuse and violence.

Some alarming statistics:

-In over 90% of domestic abuse incidents, a child is present or in an adjacent room.
(Stat from the Report of the Secretary General)

-Domestic abuse accounts for almost 25% of all recorded violent crime
(Stat from the Report of the Secretary General)

-In 2007-08, an estimated 81,000 adults aged 16 to 59 were the victim of domestic abuse. This includes 46,000 women and 35,000 men. (Stat from the Welsh Assembly Government)

With thousands still needing Safety, Sanctuary and Support all across Wales, your help really will make a difference.To find out how you can get involved Email:

marketing@hafancymru.co.uk Alternatively Tel: 01267 225555

Notes to editors

For more information, please contact:

Ffion JonesFfion Jones

Tel: 01267 22555501267 225555


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