Ava (Against Violence and Abuse)
Who we are
AVA is a leading UK charity committed to ending gender based violence and abuse.
We strive to improve services for survivors through our learning, resources and consultancy and to end violence against women and girls, through our policy, research and prevention work.
AVA's work covers the full spectrum of gender based violence and abuse and we have specific expertise on multiple disadvantage and children and young people.
“Abuse can make you feel helpless and as though you are totally under the control of another person. It’s really important that any help or intervention does not take even more control away from the victim, but instead hands them back some control and empowers them to make choices.” Survivor