Giving Women a Voice

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Giving Women a Voice

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

By Sarah Dugan YWCA Bergen’s healingSPACE Violence begins with oppression, and oppression is motivated by power. In society, there is one specific group that holds power: white men. This is not to say that all white men purposefully maintain positions of power over other groups of people; rather, this power is a privilege that was… Continue Reading Giving Women a Voice

Shoes That Make a Statement

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

By Lori Weckerly, J.D. Manager, Becky’s House® Domestic Violence Programs, YWCA of San Diego County The YWCA of San Diego County invites San Diegans to take a stand against intimate-partner violence by donning pumps and “walking a mile” in the shoes of survivors. The annual Walk A Mile fundraiser supports the YWCA’s Becky’s House® Domestic… Continue Reading Shoes That Make a Statement

What will it take to end violence against women and girls?

Monday, October 14, 2013

By Allison Dearing Campus Coordinator, Crisis Center’s Rape Response Program Submitted by the YWCA Central Alabama In the age of tweeting and information-at-my-fingertips, I have to admit: I still love a good bumper sticker. Recently, sitting in my car at a red light, bumper stickers on two separate cars caught my attention. To my left,… Continue Reading What will it take to end violence against women and girls?

Boys to Men to Women — YWCA Men Speak Out on Fatherhood, Violence Against Women and Leading a Women’s Organization

Friday, June 15, 2012

“A man of quality is not threatened by a woman seeking equality.” ~ author unknown In honor of Father’s Day on Sunday, the YWCA honors the men in our lives, and in particular the YWCA men who work every day to advance YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.  We invited three male leaders… Continue Reading Boys to Men to Women — YWCA Men Speak Out on Fatherhood, Violence Against Women and Leading a Women’s Organization