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Our mission is to provide emergency shelter and resources to survivors of domestic violence.  
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News & Notes

Returning guest blogger Fiona Jarl fills us in on a phone app called Aspire News that gives abuse victims a safety outlet if they ever find themselves in immediate danger.

By now, you have probably heard about the growing phenomenon #GivingTuesday and you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Why are so many organizations promoting this hashtag and why should I care?
Let’s look a bit into the history of Giving Tuesday and the impact it’s had.

A story of surviving abuse, starvation from her husband, and how this mom is trying to protect her daughter still today.

Our Annual Fall Luncheon is always a big hit. Learn more about this successful event while browsing through pictures.

The Mission of WomenSafe is to provide emergency shelter and resources to survivors of domestic violence throughout Northeast Ohio.

WomenSafe is a non-profit organization that provides free support to anyone experiencing violence in their home or dating relationship. This includes comprehensive programming for adults and children including counseling, art therapy, court advocacy, housing advocacy, employment specialists, outreach services and aftercare. WomenSafe offers all services completely free of charge.

Statistics

While 85% of all domestic violence is against women, the effects of domestic violence cross gender and age boundaries.

If male children see domestic violence, they are 7 times more likely to repeat it.
If male children experience domestic violence, they are 10 times more likely to repeat it.
More than 6 million women are assaulted by their male partners every year.
1 in 4 men have been physically abused (slapped, pushed, shoved) by an intimate partner.
1,500 women are killed every year by a male partner.
Women between the ages of 18-24 are most commonly abused by an intimate partner
Domestic violence is the most under reported crime in America

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