“They are available to women when they need it most.” Executive Director, Domestic Violence Consortium
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Anti-Oppression Framework: We understand domestic
violence as gender-based violence, but there are many ways that
people hate and divide themselves from one another. AWS
actively uses a holistic approach in eliminating all forms of
violence and oppression, while promoting shared power and equal
access. All AWS constituents, including board, staff,
volunteers, interns, relief workers, on-call language advocates,
domestic violence survivors and community members, are committed to
the powerful vision of living in a violence-free and safe
Why Domestic Violence and Anti-Oppression?
The root cause of domestic violence is the abuse of power.
Gendered violence is minimized and misunderstood as "personal".
Everyone deserves safety.
Upholding peace, dignity and empowerment for all.
More about our core values.