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Crowdsourced with love from survivors, experts & people who give a damn around the world.


Easy to follow crowdsourced guides

Do It Yourself Online Safety (in 8 languages)
There are many ways someone can track you down. With GIFs and instructions, this guide is a collection of tips and support including our best finds.

How to Build Your Own Domestic Violence Case Without A Lawyer (in 3 languages)
Learn how to collect and document evidence of abuse for divorce, criminal cases and/or child custody.

The Good Friend
How to be supportive to a friend or family member experiencing abuse.

Manipulation is Abuse
How to identify manipulative situations and people, & how to deal with them.


Putting local information & support at your fingertips
Information on how to spot abuse, deal with abuse in teenage relationships, get help and get out.
Information on spotting abuse in hetero and same sex relationships, manipulation, mental abuse and how to get help.
Information on how to spot abuse, mental health, get help and get out.
The Supernova Project is a global effort that aims to contribute to addressing abuse within the LGBTQIA+ communities*.

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Cutting the digital services gap
Ammal is a new education initiative that hopes to empower women through gamified training. Ammal can get women coding, designing, building and more importantly, collaborating. You can view the courses here.

Soul Medicine
Soul Medicine is a mental well-being programme designed to reduce loneliness and depression by providing people with tech-facilitated access to crowdsourced (by volunteers!) feel-good knowledge courses and motivational quotes. These courses can be delivered in multiple languages, thus helping people learn new languages and expressions along the way. We’ve received a grant from Comic Relief to make this project happen over 2017-18.

Cuts to government funding and a slowly adapting social services sector can leave survivors at risk. Ultimately, our goal is to enable women to become the masters of their own fate. Hence, in 2016, we decided to support two digital services. This is a daunting but hugely exciting thing for us, as a volunteer-run organisation to take on and we will be blogging about it!