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When We Misuse the Word ‘Stalking’

by Amy Pohl
CCADV Staff

For more than a decade, January has been recognized as National Stalking Awareness Month. Let’s start with some facts:

76% of domestic violence homicide victims were first stalked by their partner
5 million people […]

Top 10 ways to Help a Women’s Shelter in 2016

Top 10 ways to Help a Women’s Shelter in 2016

by Wendy
CCADV Blogger

As the former director of a small women’s shelter, I know that the holidays stir our need to be give and be generous with […]

Domestic Violence and the Holidays

By Abha

CCADV Blogger

Our first audio Blog! Listen as Abha describes how it can be difficult for some immigrant DV victims to enjoy the holidays in the United States. Some of her insights may surprise you…

My own home scares me

My own home scares me.

By Abha
CCADV Blogger

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 […]

A Place to Call Home

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!

I forgive everyone who stood in my way!

By Abha
CCADV Blogger

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 […]

Lost Freedom

by Heather
CCADV Blogger

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 […]

The Oppression of One, Is the Oppression of All

(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 […]

Am I a Lost Identity?

By Abha
CCADV Blogger

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 […]

My Prince Charming

By Monique
CCADV Blogger

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 […]