Sarah's Story

A women with her head in her hands

In this interview, we speak to "Sarah", a victim of domestic abuse.

She describes the escalation of her partner's violence towards her, which took a variety of forms, the support she had from a friend at church and the steps she took to escape and resume a safer life.

To listen to the audio, use the player located at the top right-hand corner of this page.

Duration: 25m 34s


Survivor - Transcript 47.00 kB

Need Help?

There is a Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge.

0808 2000 247

In the event of an emergency, phone 999.

There are further resources and downloads available on the cedar website.


Surviving Domestic Abuse

"Sarah" was a victim of domestic abuse. This is her story.   survivor.mp3 9.10 MB