2015-2016 Annual Report

WAO 2015-2016 ANNUAL REPORT


WAO coffee morning

We will be holding a coffee morning on 1st of April at the King Street Halls between 10am-12.30pm. All welcome


International Women’s Day – 8th March

For International Women’s Day 2017, we’re asking you to #BeBoldForChange Call on the masses or call on yourself to help forge a better working world – a more inclusive, gender equal world


Annual Report

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Just Text Giving

You can now text donate any amount to Women’s Aid Orkney to support our women, children and young people. Text the message WAOS16 £10 to 70070 to donate £10. Your support is always greatly appreciated.



New Board Members Wanted!!

We want to increase the size and diversity of our Board of Directors. We currently have four Board members, and one ex-service user who is an advisor to the Board. We are looking for feminist, creative and innovative women with a broad range of skills and experience.

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Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

If you are a man in Orkney and are experiencing domestic abuse whether within a same sex or heterosexual relationship there is support for you, contact – the “Men’s Advice Line” on 0808 801 0327 for confidential advice, practical advice and emotional support. The advice line also welcomes calls from concerned friends, family or front line workers. Their web site can be found at –

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Member Opportunities

Are you a woman who is committed to improving the lives of women and children who experience domestic abuse?  Women’s Aid Orkney welcomes applications to become a member.  Members have the right to vote at the Annual General Meeting and influence the direction which Women’s Aid Orkney takes.  The fee is £5 per year.    Do you also have strategic vision, good independent judgement,

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Fundraising 2016

The Board of Women’s Aid Orkney would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who gave up their time to support our latest fundraising venture as well as everyone in the community who donated! The fantastic amount of £278.88 was raised through our raffle and sale of Peedie bags in Tesco’s when we celebrated International Women’s Day 2016.