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Recent Supreme Court decision impacts the gender wage gap and survivors

In a major setback for American student borrowers, the Supreme Court ruled against the Biden administration’s initial plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student debt per borrower, stating it […]

Recognizing the Impacts of Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Abuse this Ageism Awareness Day

October 7 is Ageism Awareness Day. It’s an important day to work on shifting our attitudes toward older age and older people, as well as draw attention to the existence […]

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and its impact on pay equity

By Aishwarya Sinha & Kristen Herman

Prevention Spotlight: Michael Ritter

Hello everyone, the prevention team is pleased to present the latest edition of Spotlight, a resource to highlight local programs’ prevention efforts. A bi-monthly edition, Spotlight focuses on a particular […]

Alice, Darling & Anna Kendrick put coercive control in the spotlight

When you search for the movie Alice, Darling, it’s listed as a thriller/mystery movie. But make no mistake about it. It is a movie about domestic violence. 

PCADV’s Life-Saving Lethality Assessment Program Celebrates 10 Years

Ten years ago, thanks in part to grant funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) implemented the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). […]

Moms deserve more – including equal pay

The motherhood penalty is the cost a woman bears when she decides to have a child, and it is punishing.

Kanye’s behavior toward Kim is abuse, not entertainment

In February 2021, as a pandemic-weary public caught wind of the split between Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, folks mostly seemed to view it as celebrity “clickbait.” An interesting distraction […]

SOS: Seeking help in a virtual world

Morse code, upside-down flags, and words like Mayday are just a few of the ways we have learned to signal for help when something goes wrong. In a growing virtual […]

Why don’t they just leave: Examining 8 barriers that exist for survivors

If you take one look at Celeste Wright’s life, it’s easy to feel envious.   She has a house overlooking the ocean. She has a stunning husband. She has adorable twin boys. She’s had a successful career that she can step away from, while still […]