Top Five on Friday – October 25

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Top Five on Friday – October 25

Friday, October 25, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the YWCA has been raising awareness about domestic violence across the country through campaigns like Week Without Violence and the Allstate Foundation’s Purple Purse. Domestic violence affects women of all ages, races and ethnicities, socioeconomic levels and… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday – October 25

Our Stories Are Our Strategies: What It Takes to End Violence Against Women

Friday, October 18, 2013

We Need to Know Better by Meg When my high school boyfriend told me I was worthless, I believed him. He didn’t start out that way, as most people who have been in abusive relationships will tell you. After a month of seemingly blissful dating, the negative comments started slowly pouring in. He would grab… Continue Reading Our Stories Are Our Strategies: What It Takes to End Violence Against Women

Congress Must Act Immediately to Reauthorize Federal Legislation to Protect All Victims of Violence

Monday, February 25, 2013

by Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D. CEO, YWCA USA “Are you or your children in a life-threatening situation? Are you in immediate danger? Does your abuser have access to weapons or guns of any kind?” These are the very first questions to be asked when a victim of violence walks through the door of a YWCA. The… Continue Reading Congress Must Act Immediately to Reauthorize Federal Legislation to Protect All Victims of Violence