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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.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Mike, a former police detective with the Philadelphia Police Department, has been working as the police liaison for Women Against Abuse, so that he can help survivors in ways he couldn’t as a detective.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
When I first met my abuser, I was just 14 years old and he was 20. I thought I was in love, so I ignored the disapproval of my mom and sister.
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