Recap: YWCA NCA Capitol Hill Day

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Recap: YWCA NCA Capitol Hill Day

Friday, June 20, 2014

By Tamika L. Gittens Contributing Blogger, YWCA NCA Did you know that 85% of domestic violence victims are women? (Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Data Brief, Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001, February 2003) The YWCA National Capital Area recently participated with several other YWCA associations across the nation for Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill to talk about domestic violence,… Continue Reading Recap: YWCA NCA Capitol Hill Day

What will it take to end violence again women and children?

Saturday, October 19, 2013

By Jessica Peacock, BSW Clinical Intern at healingSPACE, YWCA Bergen Our culture of violence has been passed down from generation to generation, yet there are faulty stereotypes and myths regarding what constitutes rape and what a rapist looks like. Our media and culture seemingly offer a “how to” manual on warding off sexual offenders, through… Continue Reading What will it take to end violence again women and children?