Top Five on Friday: December 13

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Top Five on Friday: December 13

Friday, December 13, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA What does the YWCA want the most this holiday season? We’re got five things we’re hoping for — policy decisions that will help empower women, reform that will truly support racial equality, and your continued support for our local associations who are working hard in communities… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday: December 13

Why #passMJIA? 50 Facts About Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military

Monday, November 18, 2013

By Soraya Chemaly Originally published on November 11, 2013 More than 70 members of the U.S. military deal with unwanted sexual contact, sexual assault and rape every day. That’s three every hour. The National Defense Authorization Act will come to the Senate floor on Monday. As a result, sometime during the next week, Senator Kirstin Gillibrand‘s… Continue Reading Why #passMJIA? 50 Facts About Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military

YWCA Glendale is Committed to Empowering and Serving Women Veterans

Monday, November 11, 2013

By, Lisa Raggio, Senior Director of Community Services, Development and Communications, YWCA Glendale At the request of our Mayor to research female veterans’  needs in mid 2012,  YWCA Glendale conducted research and found that amongst  the 2 million women veterans and active duty service members across the nation, some statistics are alarming and indicate that the… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale is Committed to Empowering and Serving Women Veterans

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