The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Georgia has the twelfth-highest homicide rate in the nation for women killed by men, according to a study released this week on violence against women. Georgia’s rate of 1.58 per 100,000 came out in the study, “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Data,” which is released each year as a part of […]

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Fact Sheet: Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls Globally Progress Toward a World without Violence Against Women and Girls Today, President Obama issued an Executive Order on Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls Globally to further enhance the […]

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2012  Op-ed by Vice President Biden: An Issue Beyond Debate: Congress Should Act Now to Protect Women The full text of the op-ed by Vice President Joe Biden is printed below. The piece, published online today by McClatchy Newspapers and in […]

 Michigan State University reports that Asian American victims of domestic violence rarely seek help from police or health care provides, an alarming tren among the fastest growing racian group in the United States. The research findings underscore the importance of making affordable, culturally sensitive help more available to the population. To read more, click here: […]

  To raise awareness around the issue of domestic violence, in October 2011, The Verizon Foundation awarded $105,000 in grants to nine Georgia organizations, including GCADV, to support programs dedicated to educating teens about dating and domestic violence prevention. “We work very hard to prevent family violence before it happens. Reaching teens, both boys and girls, […]

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We wanted to pass along the sad news that Georgia has lost one of its pioneers in the domestic violence movement.  Betty Higgins passed away on June 6, 2012 in Dalton, GA. As many of you know, Betty was the director of the Northwest Georgia Family Crisis Center for nearly 30 years and was one […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2012 CONTACT: Kenneth J. Wolfe, 202-690-1217, HHS, PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS TEAM UP, ANNOUNCE $35 MILLION PLAN TO KEEP AT-RISK FAMILIES TOGETHER  New initiative aims for early identification, targeted services  Washington, DC — The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is teaming up with four national foundations to combat family homelessness.  […]

 GEORGIA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RECEIVES DONATION AT THE 1st Annual REGAL AWARDS  $7500 in support of GCADV’s work to end domestic violence GEORGIA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RECEIVES DONATION AT THE 1st Annual REGAL AWARDS   $7500 in support of GCADV’s work to end domestic violence ATLANTA – Nationally and locally, Delta Sigma Theta […]

Press Release: Full Report:   Mary Kay Inc. World Headquarters                                                                     Contact: Addison, Texas 75001                                                                                                           Kathrina McAfee, 972-687-4355                                                                                                                            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Mary Kay Identifies: Demand for Help is Up – Services, Funding and Prevention Programs are Down DALLAS (May 1, 2012) – Though many areas of life are recovering from […]

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