Day against violence against women: Wallonia will open 150 new reception places for women victims of violence

In addition to the 127 places already created since 2019, 150 new places will be opened by August 2026, which represents an increase of 31%, since the start of the legislature, she specified on the occasion of the Day international organization to combat violence against women.

In concrete terms, these places will be available in 8 reception centers located in Verviers, Namur, Charleroi, Marche, Tournai, Mons, Rochefort and Peruwelz.

Wallonia has also just relaunched the ‘Relais pharmacie’ system, allowing pharmacists to refer victims of domestic violence to specialized care and support services or to the police.

Finally, the free number 0800 30 030 can always be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for victims of domestic violence and their relatives, recalled the minister.

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