Fast help on the phone 24/7:
Das bundesweite Hilfetelefon für Frauen*:
08000 116 016
number against grief:
0800 111 0 550
Children and young people:
German Depression Aid:
0800 33 44 533
Emergency call for women in the district of Leipzig:
0177 30 39 219
Emergency call for women in Leipzig:
0341 30 61 08 00
According to a criminal statistics analysis on intimate partner violence by the Federal Criminal Police Office from 2020, 29,301 cases of threats, stalking and coercion involving women* were recorded in Germany alone.
Coercion (under section 240 of the Criminal Code): https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stgb/__240.html, threatening (under section 241 of the Criminal Code): https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stgb/__241.html, blackmail (under section 253 of the Criminal Code): https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stgb/__253.html, stalking (under section 238 of the Criminal Code): https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stgb/__238.html, insult (under section 185 of the Criminal Code): https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stgb/__185.html or defamation (under section 186 of the Criminal Code): https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/stgb/__186.html
Wegweiser e.V., with its headquarters in Böhlen, is committed to women’s and family policy and offers psychosocial help and counselling for families, parents and children. This is where you can turn if you have experienced violence: email@example.com. The contact details of the counselling centre against domestic violence and stalking are: Lange Str. 50, 04668 Grimma, Tel: 03437–708478, in case of emergency: 0177–3039219, FAX; 03437–708477, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The nationwide helpline “Gewalt gegen Frauen“ (Violence against Women) is a nationwide counselling service for women who have experienced or are still experiencing violence. Qualified counsellors confidentially assist those seeking help and, if necessary, refer them to local support services, such as a women’s counselling centre or a women’s shelter in the vicinity. Relatives, friends and professionals are also advised anonymously and free of charge: https://www.hilfetelefon.de/das-hilfetelefon.html