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Click here for the official iPledge toolkit, filled with everything you need to take action against domestic violence!

iPledge is Women Against Abuse's public awarness campaign that calls on everyday Philadelphians to speak out when they see or hear domestic violence in the community.

The pledge is more than 3,000 signatures strong - and counting!

Be a part of the movement by signing the pledge today!

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Women Against Abuse is excited to announce the date and location of its 9th Annual iPledge Campaign!

The iPledge campaign will launch with a press conference to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Philadelphia!

When? Friday, September 30th, noon to 1 p.m.

Where? Thomas Paine Plaza, outside the Municipal Services Building,1401 John F Kennedy Blvd. (Corner of 15th St. and JFK Blvd.)

Why? To raise awareness to intimate partner violence, and launch Domestic Violence Awareness Month! The 2016 Press Conference will focus on the intersection of domestic violence and child abuse, because there are no safe children without safe families.  

Special Guests and reciepient of the Pat Fox Trailblazer award to be announced soon!

You can download the iPledge Toolkit here and get a head start for iPledge 2016!

Sign the Pledge

Take action by signing our pledge. Then DOWNLOAD the TOOLKIT to LIVE the pledge!

Special thanks to 2016 iPledge sponsors Verizon and Health Partners Plans!

iPledge History

iPledge first started in 2008 and has been gaining momentum ever since. Learn about the impact iPledge is making!

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Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story

“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”

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Justine’s Story

Justine’s Story

Justine got to know Eric in college, while working part time at a Virginia-based home improvement store. They began casually dating in 1999, eventually marrying in May of 2006. Looking back, her sister, Lauren, can see the red flags.

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Dick MacKay’s Story

Dick MacKay’s Story

Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.

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Doreen Davis’ Story

Doreen Davis’ Story

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.

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Kathleen’s Story

Kathleen’s Story

Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.

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Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.

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Dana’s Story

Dana’s Story

Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.

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William’s Story

William’s Story

William Spratley flicks through the text messages on his phone until he finds the one he’s been looking for. It’s from his 27-year old daughter, Ameya, and it’s the last words he will ever exchange with her.

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Lucia’s Story

Lucia’s Story

Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.

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Sheila’s Story

Sheila’s Story

Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.

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