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No More Week

So what is No More Week? And why should you care? Despite all the progress being made in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault, these problems often remain hidden from public view. When seen, they are frequently treated as isolated incidents. They are misunderstood (“what was she wearing?”) or mislabeled (“he has anger…
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Out of Bounds

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell took a public relations black eye over his lenient punishment of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice. That’s a lot less than the physical assault endured by Janay Palmer, Rice’s fiancée, who was apparently knocked out during an altercation with Rice on an Atlantic City casino elevator. Video shot by…
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Take a Stand

I personally want to make a change in the world and I am starting here, as a volunteer for A Woman’s Place (AWP).   I decided to give back to my community through this organization and I have been volunteering at AWP’s shelter since October.  It is the best decision I have made.  Some people are…
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Keeping Vigil at the Bedside of Freedom Remarks from the 2012 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil

Good evening. My name is Ifeoma Aduba, and I have the best job in the world. Technically, at the moment, I have two jobs at A Woman’s Place – Director of Public Advocacy and Interim Executive Director – and I love them both. I have the two best jobs in the world. I have the…
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Just Say NO MORE

On Monday, October 15, the trial of Lloyd Hill, a man accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife and her boyfriend, was canceled after he plead guilty to both deaths. In April, Edward Todd followed through on a threat he’d made and attempted to murder his wife by shooting her in the head and then…
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