Families First Mighty Women Accolade

Women’s Aid ABCLN was delighted to be one of the finalists in the Mighty Women category of the Families First People and Business Awards 2019, recognising the outstanding achievements of the charity’s CEO Rosemary Magill.

Speaking at the awards ceremony held at the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel, Women’s Aid ABCLN Ambassador Cllr Noreen McClelland said “We are delighted to receive this award on behalf of Rosemary Magill who works tirelessly for women and children living with the devastating impact of by domestic violence.”

Mighty Women reflects our ethos of working for women, with women and by women. Last year we supported 1,551 women across Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey. This award is for all those women.”

Women’s Aid ABCLN provides confidential support, information and emergency accommodation for women and children affected by domestic violence.

One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Women’s Aid is working towards a society where domestic violence will not be tolerated, perpetrators will be held to account, and women and children can live free from the fear or threat of abuse.

Cllr McClelland said “We would like to thank award hosts Families First and all those who supported our nomination for your recognition and kind support.”

For more information about Women’s Aid ABCLN call 028 25 631236 or go to womens-aid.org.uk.