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Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
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.
When a survivor's child was in trouble, Beth Huffman helped organize a press conference to get the story out on behalf of Women Against Abuse's Legal Center.
Sheila arrived at the Women Against Abuse Emergency Shelter after waking up in a hospital emergency room.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
A valued corporate partner, Verizon has been committed to empowering survivors of domestic violence in Philadelphia through HopeLine by Verizon.
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