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If you are a local helpline or NGO, please fill in your information via ‘add organisation’. If you are interested in, please check back after the directory is filled, or if it is safe: join our ‘anouncement list‘ to hear about the official launch.

What we offer

On this website you will find trustworthy gender-based violence helplines and NGOs for almost every country in the world. Every helpline or organization on this website is safe, will provide a listening ear, understands what victims need, is part of a broader crisis-help network, and can answer your questions or call for help. Our worldwide network of women’s shelter organizations will keep the information up to date.

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Who we are

The Global Network of Women’s Shelters is an alliance of regional shelter networks around the world. We are the global voice for survivors of gender-based violence and the shelters that serve them. We connect and represent helplines, crisis centers, counseling and community services, and shelters. Working from a human rights and feminist perspective, we strive to meet the needs of all survivors.

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