Do you have control of your own situation?

If you feel insecure or need to speak to someone about your situation, call 020-50 50 50, the national telephone support line for women who have been subjected to threats, violence or sexual assault.

Call 020-50 50 50 around the clock and your call is free of charge. Your call will not be shown on your telephone bill.

Is anyone forcing you to sell sex against your will?

Are you being forced or tricked to perform services against your will?

Is anyone forcing you or are you subject to threats or violence?

Help is available:

  • Physical and psychological assistance
  • Social support
  • Healthcare
  • Legal support
  • Safe shelter or housing

The national telephone support line for women who have been subjected to threats, violence or sexual assault 020-50 50 50 can inform you about opening hours and addresses of different support services.

Call 020-50 50 50 if you want to speak to someone about your experiences, if you want to ask questions or seek advice. You will speak to trained social workers or nurses who are used to dealing with people in crisis or in difficult life situations. They are bound by professional secrecy and you can remain anonymous. Their job is to listen and provide you with professional support and practical advice so that you can change your current situation and move on.

If you wish, they can inform you about opening hours and addresses of different services, including sheltered accommodation, on-call lawyers, women’s and girls’ refuges. They also have information about different services which offer therapy or counselling and the languages in which they are available, whether the premises are accessible for the disabled or addicts. They can provide you with information about the Swedish healthcare system if you have physical or psychological injuries; how to report a crime to the police and what support is available in your local area.

  • Call free of charge – at any time
  • Call anonymously – your identity is protected and the number will not appear on your telephone bill
  • Call to speak to a trained social worker or nurse
  • Call to speak with someone in your language – interpreters are available

In an emergency call 112
For non-emergency contact with information about crime – you can anonymously call the police on 114 14