The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

This article was posted April 26, 2011 in the Money section of the website of U.S. News & World Report and was written by Tim Chen.  You can find it online at Financial abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, whether in the form of restricting access to a spouse’s credit, or draining […]

Economic Abuse: The Basics Economic abuse is a major factor in abusive relationships.  In fact, economic abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships.  Every day, survivors of domestic violence face complex economic barriers while trying to leave their abusers and again when trying to establish a new life for themselves and their children.  For […]

Domestic violence has numerous negative effects on the health of women and children.  The article below highlights the importance of screening programs in health care settings.  Unfortunately, many health care organizations here in Georgia have limited screening programs set up in their facilities.  GCADV’s program, Project Connect is designed to help health departments and other […]

Washington, D.C. – The National Network to End Domestic Violence today marked National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, a time to honor victims and victim advocates. This year’s theme—Reshaping the Future, Honoring the Past—recognizes victims’ past struggles and our nation’s duty to help them rebuild stronger, safer lives. “For victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating […]

GCADV Member Program Promise Place of Fayetteville is holding a fundraising event on May 7th where participants can dance their way to a safer community.  Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door, and all proceeds will help victims of domestic violence in Fayette, Spalding, Pike and Upson counties.  To learn more or […]


GCADV is delighted to announce that the House and Senate conferees have restored $1.655 million in unrestricted state funds to state-certified domestic violence programs and sexual assault programs in the FY 2012 budget!!! While this amount is less than what we had hoped for, it is certainly much better than the alternative. There is NO DOUBT […]

During his speech on March 23rd, 2011 to a group at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Dr. Jackson Katz discussed the reasons men may want to reconsider being involved in working to end men’s domestic and sexual violence against women. A point that he made that is particularly timely for April’s […]

Posted: 04/ 6/11 01:45 PM ET As part of Women’s History Month and the release of the Women in America report, the White House focused on the status of crime and violence against women. In the following Q&A, Lynn Rosenthal, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, discusses the Administration’s ongoing efforts to bring an […]

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