Nov. 20, 2020 3:07 pm
Home unsafe home
An alarming drop in calls to the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline during the pandemic can be attributed to the difficulty victims, who are isolated and afraid, have had in reaching out for help when sheltering with their abusers.
Jul. 14, 2020 7:30 am
Opinion: During the pandemic Philadelphia has been dealing with a silent epidemic of sexual violence
"For many people, the coronavirus-related stay at home order has resulted in victims of sexual violence being quarantined with their abusers," says guest columnist Dr. Monique Howard.
Feb. 27, 2020 9:05 am
‘People need to see leaders who look like they do’: Q & A with the DVCCC’s Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott
"I’ve also been blessed with a very diverse staff, and I’ve seen that it makes clients more comfortable when coming to us at the most vulnerable points in their lives," says the leader of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County.
May 1, 2017 12:25 pm
Women Against Abuse just won the 2017 Lipman Family Prize (plus $250K)
The Center City domestic violence service provider is the first Philly nonprofit to win the international award, administered by Wharton.
Apr. 4, 2017 11:06 am
WOAR is lighting up Boathouse Row in teal for four days this month
Women Organized Against Rape is doing it to increase awareness of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It's pricey, though.
Mar. 21, 2017 8:12 am
Women Against Abuse is a Lipman Family Prize honoree
The domestic violence service provider stands to win $250,000 in unrestricted funds.
Mar. 14, 2017 10:19 am
Why Temple is no longer taking part in the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes march
Instead, the university will be hosting its own, more inclusive version of the march on March 29 with WalkTU to raise awareness for ending sexual violence.
Nov. 21, 2016 10:48 am
GlaxoSmithKline just awarded 10 Philly nonprofits $40K each
Youth sports, safety, housing and community health were the areas of interest this year for the healthcare company.
Oct. 6, 2016 12:43 pm
Here’s how Philadelphia plans to better address domestic violence
Azucena Ugarte, the city's first director of domestic abuse strategies, wants more training and better cross-departmental communication.
Sep. 22, 2016 3:01 pm
What can men do to stop domestic abuse?
Watch Lutheran Settlement House's Men Can campaign champions Omar Woodard and Josh Maxwell tell you in their Around the Corner interview.