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Check back here for the latest news on issues pertaining to domestic violence and for Women Against Abuse announcements!

Join us to discuss a new plan for Philadelphia's Coordinated Community Response to domestic violence - In The News

Over the past year, Women Against Abuse, along with our sister domestic violence agencies, has worked closely with health and human services and law enforcement providers, including both non-profit partners and city agencies, to develop a five-year strategic plan for launching a coordinated community response to the urgent public health epidemic of domestic violence in Philadelphia.

Women Against Abuse Education and Training Team Honored With PSAHPERD Award - In The News

Women Against Abuse's Education and Training team was honored last month by the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (PSAHPERD). The team, led by Director of Education and Training Azucena Ugarte, was recognized at the organization's Awards Luncheon on November 21 with an award for Community Teachers of the Year in the Health category.