WWAV Statement In Support of Day of Action to End Violence Against WLHIV

WWAV Statement In Support of October 23rd Day of Action to End Violence Against WLHIV This month Women With A Vision, Inc. (WWAV) has stood alongside individuals, communities, and organizations across the United States in recognizing October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At the community level, we’ve worked to highlight the impact of domestic violence against women, LGBTQ … [Read more...]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Wear Purple!

October is #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth. Wear purple -- the color of Domestic Violence Awareness Month -- during the month of October and use this as a way to tell others why ending domestic violence is important to you. Take a picture of yourself and post to facebook or twitter using the hashtag #WWAVAgainstDV to show support for survivors of DV/IPV, and WWAV will put it in our collection … [Read more...]

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month!

More than 1 in 10 teens who have been on a date have also been physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year. Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort to raise awareness and protect teens from violence. You can make a difference: Encourage schools, community-based organizations, parents, and teens to come together to prevent teen dating violence. How can … [Read more...]

Photos from WWAV’s Clothesline Project with Xavier University!

Check out photos below from WWAV's Clotheline Project Collaboration with Xavier University for Domestic Violence Awareness Month! As we mentioned in our press release, The Clothesline Project (CLP) is a program started on Cape Cod, MA, in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a … [Read more...]

WWAV Partners with Xavier University in Clothesline Project for DV Month

Women With a Vision has partnered with Xavier University this October to celebrate Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Tuesday, October 21st, Women With a Vision's Gender-Based Violence Program Coordinator, Rebecca Atkinson, will be a speaker for a domestic violence seminar at Xavier University. As part of Xavier's Annual Wellness Week, the university is hosting the seminar (entitled "Taking a … [Read more...]

The Silences We Share: A Conversation on Domestic Violence in the Black Community

Women With a Vision, Inc. is launching Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a community dialogue for the Black community. Intimate partner violence and child abuse stories have been filling the media this fall. But what does domestic violence look like, and how do we break the silence about it in the Black community? In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, WWAV is hosting a Black … [Read more...]