Posted 02 March 2022

Interpreting Campaign

Being Heard is not the same as Being Understood

On International Women’s Day 2022, we launched our campaign for all women who need it to access an interpreter. We always offer an interpreter to women who need it.

 

We are told by women on a regular basis that not being offered an interpreter has lead to misunderstandings, difficulty getting the right support or in the most serious cases, women have felt further traumatised and in severe distress.

 

We’re launching a toolkit to explain why we will never compromise on offering support in this way, no matter the impact on our running costs to do so. We will be building on this message over the coming months.

 

International Women’s Day should at its core have the rights of all women in mind, and we use this day to highlight how until we ensure that all women’s voices are heard and understood, the marginalised and overlooked among women in our country must be brought to the fore.

 

As our costs to provide this service continue to rise, can you help us to raise the money we need to support women with the dignity to express themselves in their own language?

Click on the link below to find out more.

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