1 in 4 women will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime.
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Our runners are raising money in honor of victims of domestic violence and related forms of gender violence.
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Our new report reveals how the Economic Empowerment Program is making a difference
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We empower survivors of gender violence to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a comprehensive range of services.
We provide survivors a range of direct services to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse.
You can make a difference for thousands of adults and children every year.
Join us to create a world where freedom from gender violence is a basic human right.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – check out our list of exciting ways you can get involved!
At this year’s Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Awards and Benefit, Sanctuary for Families is honoring a team of pro bono attorneys at Cohen & Gresser LLP for their bono work fighting to make sure “Camilla,” a victim of trafficking, received the public benefits she was entitled to.
At this year’s Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Awards and Benefit, Sanctuary for Families is honoring former Skadden litigation associate Michael Van Hulle for his pro bono work on behalf of six Sanctuary clients, all survivors of gender violence, whose lives were put on hold as they waited for years for their asylum office interviews to be scheduled.
We serve over 15,000 survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence every year.
We increase awareness by providing outreach, education and training to more than 40,000 concerned community members annually.
We advocate for policies and legislation that protect survivors and put an end to gender violence.