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The NFL's response in the wake of Ray Rice's brutal attack of Janay Palmer has initiated a national conversation around domestic violence. Get involved in the discussion and create change by taking the iPledge Challenge! #iPledgeBecause

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WAA voter guide reveals candidates’ thoughts on domestic violence in PA!

September 29 2014

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Women Against Abuse, Verizon & Health Partners Plans to Launch 7th Annual iPledge Campaign - September 29 2014

Women Against Abuse, Inc., Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence awareness and prevention agency, Verizon and Health Partners Plans (HPP) will launch Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Philadelphia on October 3 at noon at LOVE Park with the 7th Annual iPledge Press Conference.

Is the NFL’s response to Domestic Violence enough? - September 08 2014

Football season has started, but questions from this summer’s Ray Rice controversy continue to linger. Rice, the 27-year-old running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was caught on tape earlier this year dragging his unconscious then-fianceé and now-wife Janay Palmer out of an elevator in Atlantic City’s Revel Casino. An astounding one in four American women experience the kind of severe physical violence that Janay Palmer suffered from an intimate partner.

Verizon Wireless Donation to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse, Marks Grand Opening of New SMART Store - June 06 2014

Many more victims of domestic abuse in our area will find much-needed assistance thanks to a $20,000 donation presented to Women Against Abuse as part of a ceremony to mark the opening of Verizon Wireless’ newest store in Downingtown, PA.

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Event Highlights

Ten Thousand Villages “Women Against Abuse Day” - October 26 2014

Calling all shoppers! Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade store featuring unique, handmade items from around the world, is hosting a “Women Against Abuse day” on Sunday, October 26 as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Men Can Rally to Stop Domestic Violence

Men Can Rally to Stop Domestic Violence - October 18 2014

Join Lutheran Settlement House's annual rally aimed at engaging men in speaking out about violence against women.

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