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Rights Of Women



We are a women’s charity working in a number of ways to help women through the law.
Our vital services aim to provide women with the legal advice and information they need to understand and use the law and their legal rights. We also work to improve the law for women and increase women’s access to justice.
We provide free and confidential legal advice to women on the following advice lines:
- Family law advice line - 020 7251 6577
Tuesday - Thursday 7pm – 9pm, Friday 12pm – 2pm
The line is closed on bank holidays
*domestic violence and abuse
*divorce, finances and property on relationship breakdown
*cohabitation, finances and property on relationship breakdown
*parental responsibility and arrangements for children
*lesbian parenting
- Criminal law advice line - 020 7251 8887
Tuesday 7 - 9pm
*sexual offences including rape and sexual assault
*domestic violence, harassment and stalking
*reporting offences to the police and the criminal justice system
*criminal injuries compensation
- Immigration and asylum law advice line
020 7490 7689
Monday 10am – 4pm, Thursday 10am – 1pm and 2 - 5pm
*claiming asylum
*the rights of Europeans and their families in the UK
*immigration law including domestic violence, long residence and family life
*financial support options including for women with no recourse to public funds
The advice lines can be extremely busy. Please keep trying to get through.

Contact information

020 7251 6575


52-54 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT

Other information

Opening times

  • 7.00pm-9.00pm
  • 7.00pm-9.00pm
  • 7.00pm-9.00pm
  • 7.00pm-9.00pm
  • 12.00pm-2.00pm


    Quality awards

    Service Details Confirmed

    DBS policy

    DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service - formerly criminal records check) policy? No

    Inclusion statement

    All childcare and services should make reasonable adjustments to support disabled children and young people or those with additional needs. Below is a statement from this provider about their inclusive practice and levels of experience of supporting different needs

    This provider has not given an inclusion statement. Please contact them for details of what adjustments they can make to support access to their service


    • Advice And Support / Discrimination and Vulnerability
    • Advice And Support / Domestic Abuse And Violence
    • Advice And Support / Legal Advice
    • Advice And Support / Relationships / Family Breakdown
    • Family And Parenting Support / Child Contact

    Last updated

    Last updated: 17/7/2019

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