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In the name of Safety

Feeling safe is one of our most basic needs. We unknowingly strive for it. We don’t think about it when we are safe, just when we are not. It is said that when we do not feel safe; well-being cannot fully happen. Feeling safe is probably more important to a person than to actually being…
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Freedom

What does Freedom look like for a survivor of Domestic Abuse? Freedom is stopping to grab a coffee on the way home from work whenever I want. Freedom is spending as much as I need to at the grocery store to make sure my family is fed well. Freedom is going out in public without…
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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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A Desperate Plea for Creativity

I tried to help a woman find safety. In fact, a team of staff tried to help a woman in need today. She was attempting to escape an abusive partner in a powerful position and was struggling to figure out how to safely escape the city without being spotted by the several friends and colleagues…
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