The Work of Erin Pizzey – Videos

Erin Pizzey was born in 1939. In 1971, she founded the first nationally and internationally recognized women’s shelter (or “refuge”) in Chiswick, which is part of London in the UK. Her organization expanded to include many houses and a large, growing organization, now known as Refuge in the UK.

This collection of videos and interviews featuring Erin Pizzey highlights her pleas to accept family and domestic violence as a generational problem, not a gendered one. Erin’s work is now feature on

They are in no particular order and I will continue to add to this list.

Erin’s initial work with victims of Domestic Violence