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Call to Action: Week Without Violence

Monday, October 4, 2021

The statistics on gender-based violence are staggering: one in four women will experience domestic violence, while one in five women will be raped in their lifetime. That’s why every October, the YWCA organizes the Week Without Violence, an annual campaign to raise awareness and encourage action on the issues of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual… Continue Reading Call to Action: Week Without Violence

Aquatics Spotlight

Monday, October 4, 2021

“As a mother of a special needs child, I am constantly worried about his well-being. One of my biggest struggles is how people perceive him and dismiss him without even trying to understand his needs. I am an early childhood educator, so I know how important it is to enrich the lives of little ones… Continue Reading Aquatics Spotlight

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Week Without Violence – 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

BEYOND RESILIENCE FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING Week Without Violence is part of a global movement with YWCAs across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls. For more than 20 years, we have set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence – a week to raise awareness… Continue Reading Week Without Violence – 2021