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The first step toward ending domestic violence is understanding what it is. Below you can learn about abuse and check out our educational offerings.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
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.
The Women’s Dining Circle of Overbrook Presbyterian Church knows how to make fundraising down right fun. In January, the Dining Circle hosted a dinner that raised over $1,200 for Women Against Abuse.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
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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