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We cut the ribbon on Carol's Place, our new Safe Haven!

We cut the ribbon on Carol's Place, our new Safe Haven!

This summer, after years of advocacy highlighting the tremendous shortage of shelter beds available for domestic violence victims in the city of Philadelphia, Women Against Abuse opened the doors of its second safe haven, Carol’s Place.


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WAA voter guide reveals candidates’ thoughts on domestic violence in PA!

September 29 2014

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Women Against Abuse and CCPTV share PSAs - October 30 2014

Women Against Abuse has worked with the Community College of Philadelphia to create a series of powerful PSAs taking a stand against domestic and intimate partner violence. These will be airing on CCP’s cable channel throughout this fall, and are also available online.

Women Against Abuse, Verizon & Health Partners Plans to Launch 7th Annual iPledge Campaign - September 29 2014

Women Against Abuse, Inc., Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence awareness and prevention agency, Verizon and Health Partners Plans (HPP) will launch Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Philadelphia on October 3 at noon at LOVE Park with the 7th Annual iPledge Press Conference.

Is the NFL’s response to Domestic Violence enough? - September 08 2014

Football season has started, but questions from this summer’s Ray Rice controversy continue to linger. Rice, the 27-year-old running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was caught on tape earlier this year dragging his unconscious then-fianceé and now-wife Janay Palmer out of an elevator in Atlantic City’s Revel Casino. An astounding one in four American women experience the kind of severe physical violence that Janay Palmer suffered from an intimate partner.

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