For women & girls – help for victims of violence visible on cash tickets

The Province of Carinthia wants to provide support to girls and women who are exposed to violence quickly, without great effort and inconspicuously. That is why an aid campaign started yesterday together with Spar: the number of an aid hotline is printed on cash tickets.

At the beginning of the pandemic, the advice hotline for women and girls was launched: A total of 237 callers got help on 0660/2442401 in 2020, this year there were 200. But every call is one too many. • 24-hour advice hotline for Women * and girls *: 0660/244 24 01 • Carinthia Violence Protection Center: 0463/590 290 or [email protected]• More information and a new online brochure for women, families and young people “: • Three film evenings on the topic via online stream: Eid = 51) In order to make the support for women threatened by violence even more visible, the state of Carinthia is starting an action with the Spar grocery chain: From now on, the hotline number is at the end of every Spar till receipt for 16 days. “Spar helps to make an immediate support possibility that is easy to reach visible,” says Regional Councilor Sara Schaar. At Spar, this is seen as a socio-political task: “As an Austrian In this family business, we want to sensitize the population to the issue of protection against violence and provide those affected with information about offers of help quickly, inconspicuously and simply, ”says Spar-Kärnten managing director Paul Bacher.
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