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    Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence is a Men’s Issue

    Rape and sexual assault, sexual harassment, street harassment, stalking…

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Why Laundry Pods?

In February of 2017 we had 34 new faces show up at our doors to begin living in our shelter at the Center for Women and Families. That’s 34 people who almost all do the same things when they get through our doors. They all sit with a staff member to go over paperwork, some…
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2017 Celebration of Service and Survival

LOCAL INDIVIDUALS HONORED DURING THE CENTER FOR WOMEN AND FAMILIES’ 2017 CELEBRATION OF SERVICE & SURVIVAL LOUISVILLE – KY, February 24, 2017 –The Center for Women and Families honored five Women of Distinction and presented the Joan E. Thomas Lifetime Award for Peacemaking at the 30th Celebration of Service & Survival on February 17, 2017…
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Shop Local to Stop Trafficking

As we end National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month , we want you to know about local businesses that support survivors of sex trafficking and how your expenses might be connected to other forms of human trafficking around the world. Here are some wonderful local businesses that you can support in Louisville who are…
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National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month

Like domestic violence and sexual assault, sex trafficking is not only common in our community, but it is also preventable. This National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month, we can all play a part in both supporting survivors who have left trafficking, and working bit by bit to change the systems that may…
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The Gift of Empowerment

Many times victims of intimate partner violence have little or no control over how money is spent or how needs of the family are met.   They often have been trapped in an environment where they have little say over anything.  The Center believes that each person should get to make their own choices.  Survivors who…
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6 Tips for Holiday Giving

The holidays are here and so is the holiday spirit. Many folks choose to reach out to their favorite charity this time of year and donate time, talent or treasure. We put together a few tips to help you and your favorite organization during this giving season. If you are donating goods or services contact…
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