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by their husbands or boyfriends in the United States.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
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Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Doreen Davis is a longtime supporter of Women Against Abuse who has used her expertise in traditional labor law to assist WAA for over two decades.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
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