FIG­URE FACTS

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By the num­bers, in the last year: 60,565 calls to 0800 733 843, the Cri­sis Line 25,301 women and chil­dren as­sisted by Women’s Refuge 244 is the av­er­age num­ber of women and chil­dren per night housed at a Women’s Refuge safe house 89,105 beds are used by clients 19 days is the av­er­age stay for a woman at a safe house (21 for a child)

58 per cent of women who ac­cess Women’s Refuge are un­der the age of 36 69 per cent of chil­dren are un­der the age of nine 608 vol­un­teers work for Women’s Refuge

Refuge col­lec­tors: Out col­lect­ing this week for a wor­thy cause will be, from left, Syn­ty­che Na­iava, Destiny Gear, Hoani Phillips, Porirua Women’s Refuge vol­un­teer An­nette Kennedy and Site Euta.

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