Women search for shelter

Imagine the following situation:
Your neighbor knocks on the door. Her eyes are swollen from crying and her cheeks are red from being slapped.  “This is it! I can’t take it anymore! He did it again, this time in front of the children. I have to escape. I have to leave!”
You’ve waited for this moment for a long time. She has come to you before, asking for help, but she always believed it would be all right, that it wouldn’t happen any more, that he’d promised …