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A Look Inside

Our new video, premiered at Dish It Up 2015, highlights the vital support that our newly opened second safe haven, Carol's Place, provides for our clients — as well as the extraordinary need for these lifesaving services among Philadelphia's domestic violence victims and survivors.

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Action Alert!

New WAA voter guide reveals mayoral candidates’ thoughts on domestic violence in Philadelphia!

April 24 2015

Recent News

Women Against Abuse recognized as a Women’s Champion by Susan G. Komen Philadelphia - February 18 2015

At their kick-off party on February 6, Susan G. Komen Philadelphia presented Women Against Abuse, along with several other great local organizations, with a Women's Champion award.

Philly’s Finest Culinary Women Gather to End Domestic Violence - February 05 2015

Women Against Abuse, Philadelphia’s leading advocate for victims of domestic violence, is pleased to announce Dish It Up 2015, the only fundraising event and food tasting competition in Philadelphia featuring all female chefs!

Join us to discuss a new plan for Philadelphia’s Coordinated Community Response to domestic violence - January 29 2015

Over the past year, Women Against Abuse, along with our sister domestic violence agencies, has worked closely with health and human services and law enforcement providers, including both non-profit partners and city agencies, to develop a five-year strategic plan for launching a coordinated community response to the urgent public health epidemic of domestic violence in Philadelphia.

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Event Highlights

Take It All Back & SPEAK OUT - April 25 2015

WOAR hosts their 10th annual Take It All Back walk against sexual violence. After the walk, SPEAK OUT features survivors' stories, entertainment, and children's activities at the Independence Visitors' Center.

Dish It Up 2015

Dish It Up 2015 - March 26 2015

Our 7th Annual fundraising event and food competition was a smashing success, raising more than $130,000 for Women Against Abuse's life-saving services!

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