Rights of Women

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Service summary

Rights of Women is a women’s voluntary organisation committed to informing, educating and empowering women concerning their legal rights.

Founded in 1975 and funded by London Councils they offer free,, confidential legal advice to women.

They offer specialist advice in family law, divorce and relationship breakdown, children and contact issues, domestic violence, sexual violence, discrimination and lesbian parenting on a dedicated advice line.

Further information

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can contact Rights of Women, using the following Type Talk service at helpline@rnid-typetalk.org.uk or by texting 18001 0800 500 888. 

Opening times

The Rights of Women operate a number of helplines to offer advice and support.

Family law advice line
: 020 7251 6577 
Tuesday to Thursday 7pm to 9pm (women in London Monday 11am-1pm, Tuesday 2pm-4pm and Wednesday 2pm-4pm)
Friday 12noon to 2pm

Criminal law advice line: 020 7251 8887
Tuesday 11am-1pm (Thursday 2pm-4pm for women in London)

Women in London (a dedicated advice line for women who are based in London): 020 7608 1137
Monday 11am-1pm, Tuesday 2pm-4pm and Wednesday 2pm-4pm

Immigration and asylum: 020 7490 7689 
Monday 12noon-3pm, Thursday 10am-1pm 
The page was last updated on 18 May 2015

Main address

52-54 Featherstone Street

Main telephone

020 7251 6575


020 7490 5377

Organisation email