Mark your calendars! The folks at Crowded Fire Theater are having Jill, our Executive Director, as a special guest after their March 14th performance of REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN. Many thanks to their team for the kind invitation & generosity. We appreciate your support! Show Description: For all the #NastyWomen (or anyone who can say #MeToo) … Continue reading REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN.
The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and marks a time dedicated to raising consciousness about sexual violence, its prevalence and what we can do to put an end to it. Sexual assault is a major public health issue and affects many people in our communities regardless of race, gender, or socioeconomic … Continue reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Earlier last year, Paola Souto, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Latina Program Manager, went with one of her Latina clients to make a police report about domestic violence. The Police Service Aide at the Mission Station refused to use a language service to communicate directly with the survivor and after waiting for hours and hours, Souto and her … Continue reading W.O.M.A.N., Inc. Teams up with San Francisco Police Department to Improve Services for Survivors who Speak Limited English
It’s that time of the year again! SFWAR’s 8th Annual Walk Against Rape will be held on April 27th this year and will once again raise awareness about the need to end sexual violence in our community. The walk will start at The Women’s Building and will make its way through various parts of the … Continue reading SFWAR Walk Against Rape and April Moving to End Domestic Violence
An important national study concluded that bisexual women in the US are at a higher risk of sexual and domestic violence than women who self-identify as lesbian or heterosexual. It also shows that the amount of violence suffered by gay men and lesbian women is the same or higher than that of heterosexuals. The National … Continue reading Domestic Violence Suffered by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Communities
W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is going to participate in a nationwide campaign called NO MORE, which aims to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault. Started in 2012 by advocates from across the United States, NO MORE invites everyone to share in the effort to erase stigma and break the silence surrounding the crimes. "No More" is … Continue reading Join W.O.M.A.N., Inc. in supporting the NO MORE Campaign
On October 24th, W.O.M.A.N., Inc. participated in San Francisco State University's "Clothesline Project/Walk in Her Heels" event. It was put together by a campus organization called The Safe Place, which serves as a resource center for sexual violence prevention and crisis intervention. In honor of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, people were invited to paint … Continue reading Clothesline Project at San Francisco State University