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For more than 20 years, the YWCA has set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence. This initiative is part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls. This year, the focus is on ending gender-based violence. According to YWCA USA, Gender-based violence is recognized as a spectrum of violence, including but not limited to, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and harassment. 

YWCA Charleston #WWV19 Calendar of Events

*Use these templates to #ShareYourSelfie and join us in supporting survivors and speaking out against domestic violence.


Tuesday, October 15th

Boone County Courthouse | 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Boone County 2019 DVAM Honoree Ceremony.

Wednesday, October 16th

Clay County Courthouse | 11:00AM - 2:00PM 

Clay County 2019 DVAM Honoree Ceremony.


Thursday, October 17th

YWCA Charleston Administrative Offices

4:00PM - 5:00PM: Kanawha County 2019 DVAM Honoree Ceremony 

5:00PM - 6:00PM: Week Without Violence Rally  #HonkAndWave

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