The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) is proud to stand with more than 1,850 leaders and organizations nationwide as a signatory to the “We Are With Dreamers” statement released today. This statement expresses our support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects nearly 800,000 young people raised in […]
“She had her teeth knocked out, had numerous black eyes. She has permanent scars from being abused, and she begged and begged for help, […] [t]hen she finally got the help, and then you take her life in front of her children.” (Monika Williams, sister of Charleena Lyles, New York Times, 6/20/17) On June 18th, […]
WSCADV joins the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) to oppose the recent arrest and detention of the immigrant transgender domestic violence survivor who was seeking a protection order from her abusive partner in El Paso, Texas.
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WSCADV joins the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (NTF) in opposing Executive Orders recently issued by the President relating to immigrants and refugees. These Executive Orders endanger the safety of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking, their families, and communities at large. We oppose any policies that further […]
The Women’s March on Washington “aims to send a message to all levels of government, including but not limited to the incoming Presidential administration, that we stand together in solidarity and we expect elected leaders to act to protect the rights of women, their families and their communities.” WSCADV supports and joins this movement. Working to end […]
A new study funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) looks at the extent and impact of sexual and intimate partner violence against American Indian and Alaska Native victims. The study analyzed data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). The rates of violence against both Native women and men are […]
WSCADV has been in the news quite a bit in recent weeks. Check out what we had to say!
The Stalking Resource Center compiles national research on the prevalence of stalking, the impact of stalking on victims, and state, tribal, and federal laws on stalking. Stalking statistics: 6.6 million people in this country are stalked annually 66% of female and 41% of male victims of stalking are stalked by a current or former intimate […]
This paper from the National LGBTQ Domestic Violence Capacity Building Learning Center reports on a survey conducted in collaboration with the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Over 3600 people seeking help for domestic violence shared how their fears about and experiences of mandatory reporting impacted their ability to reach out for help. The study found that […]