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My own home scares me.
Homelessness continues to be a cause of increasing concern among women who experience domestic violence. It is said that, “92% of homeless mothers were victims of sexual assault.” There […]
By Amy Pohl
CCADV Staff and Blogger
November is Homelessness Awareness Month, and with the cold weather moving into Colorado, there is no better time to be thinking about how we can better address the issue of […]
I forgive everyone who stood in my way!
Disclaimer: This is not my story but is the story of several women who continue to be suppressed till date in the traditional Indian household
This is […]
Freedom. A word that means so much to our country. Our military fights for it every day for our sake. We stand proud that we live here. Yes, it is the land of […]
(Note from CCADV: The Founding Fathers we celebrate each July began a movement and helped create America. The Founding Mothers of the feminist movement created safe places for women and children to explore a life lived without violence. They […]
Disclaimer: This is not one woman’s story, but thousands of women’s stories. Using first person narrative, the reader is brought into the situation.
I grew up dreaming about finding my best friend in […]
The worst thing that someone can do to another person is play with their mind. This is the technique my abuser employed against me from early on in the relationship. He targeted me […]
It was the scariest times of my life unaware of the next time I would get hit, smacked around, bruised, another bloody nose from an already-fractured nose, and knots on my scalp from […]
By Wendy Oldenbrook
As an advocate working with survivors of domestic violence, I was often outraged at how fundamentally cruel people could be to the women I served. I was also surprised by how […]
Welcome to the CCADV Blog! The purpose of our blog is to create a forum which engages discussion that connects the mission of CCADV to mainstream culture and to our personal lives. We will be sharing articles […]