International Legal Assistance for Abused Women

 
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    • 1 year ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    A legal victory for Terry and you helped!
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Terry fled Greece, a Hague Convention country, with her kids knowing that her abusive husband would file kidnapping charges against her at home in the USA. Because of donations like yours, Terry was able to get an attorney that successfully proved Terry and her kids had been abused and would be safer at home. Today the kids...
    • 1 year ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Legal Assistance Critical For Safety Of Victims And Their Children
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    Perhaps one of the most critical needs the domestic violence victims that we serve face is getting legal assistance. So far this year 18 victims have received legal consultations and assistance from AODVC while escaping domestic violence from foreign countries and seeking safety at home in the USA with their children. In...
    • 1 year ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    6 Month Progress Report
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC, During the first 6 months of 2012, the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center has helped 254 survivors of domestic violence. We have received 1,101 crisis communications from 44 countries worldwide and provided the following services: 7 Danger to Safety Relocations 14...
    • 2 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Happy Mother's Day!
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, let’s take a moment to honor all the mothers in world. They give life, love, and support. One of the biggest crimes against humanity is abusing these incredible women. This Mother’s Day, please make a donation to mothers that are victims of domestic...
    • 2 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    AODVC Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC, The first quarter of this year has been extremely busy. The phones are ringing off the hook and our case managers and international advocates are working tirelessly providing safety planning, advocacy, case management and connecting survivors with legal resources and counseling. Since...
    • 2 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Happy New Year!
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends and Supporters of AODVC,  Happy New Year! While we are excited about the incoming new year, we wanted to take a moment and look back at how you have helped American survivors of domestic violence overseas in 2011.  Because of your support, AODVC was able to serve 477 families, including 173 new...
    • 2 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    The Gift of Empowerment
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Supporters and Friends of AODVC, Season’s greetings from the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center. Between January 1st and December 17th, 2011, we received 2,249 incoming crisis communications from 479 families. AODVC was able to offer case management, danger to safety relocations, legal...
    • 2 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    A Time of Thanks
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many people take this time to reflect on what and whom they are thankful for. Survivors of domestic violence and the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center are thankful for your generous support. In the past two years, crisis communications have nearly doubled. Between...
    • 2 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Help Us Help Children Exposed to Family Violence When most people hear about domestic violence, they think about abuse against an adult. Many people fail to remember that domestic violence is family violence affecting everyone in the household, including children. Children exposed to domestic violence are also victims of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Record number of legal services helps victims
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    We have reached a record number of services provided at all levels at the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center this year. We are hoping this means more American domestic violence victims in foreign countries are finding the strength and courage to leave abusive relationships for the sake of themselves and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women has received 4 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    AODVC- Letters From Survivors
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Thank you friends of AODVC Dear Friends of AODVC,    We cannot fully express our gratitude for your support and assistance on Global Giving throughout the years. Your encouragement and help has enabled the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center to fulfill it’s mission of providing a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    2010 Overview
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support serving American overseas survivors of domestic violence. In 2010, the crisis center received 2,289 calls, emails and live chats from 481 families in 68 countries. Of the families who contacted us for assistance, 210 of them had 383 children. The Hague Convention on...
    • 3 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Home for the Holidays
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Amy has been surviving horrific domestic violence in France for the past seven years. She is desperate to return home to the US to live her life free of abuse. Samantha fears for her life and the life of her children on a daily basis. She wants nothing more than to escape the domestic violence she and her children are...
    • 3 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Domestic Violence Awareness Month Campaign
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Aubrey was an American citizen living in Chile. She was forced to live in terror and had to endure horrific abuse at the hands of her husband. Her husband also abused their two young children. Aubrey’s husband threatened to kill her and the children if she ever tried to leave him. Aubrey reported the abuse to the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    AODVC Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support serving American overseas survivors of domestic violence. In July of 2010, AODVC received 187 crisis calls from 63 families in 61 countries around the world. Our year to date number of incoming crisis calls is 1,376 serving 317 families. In an email message sent to...
    • 4 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Crisis Services Update
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support serving American overseas survivors of domestic violence. After analyzing our crisis services statistics we discovered that we have received almost as many crisis calls in the first 6 months of 2010 as we received in the entire 12 months of 2009. Our International...
    • 4 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women has received 3 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    Matching Day- June 16
    By - Brooke Galloway - Development and Policy Director
    Dear Supporters of AODVC, June 16th is matching day! Global Giving is matching at 50% up to $1,000 per donor per project! Since the launch of our Global Campaign, our crisis calls have increased more than 300%! With the increase in calls comes the need for the increase in direct services, including danger to safety...
    • 4 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women posted a progress report
    National Crime Victim Service Award
    By - Paula Lucas - Founder & Executive Director
    On April 16th the US Department of Justice honored the Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center with the National Crime Victim Service Award for extraordinary efforts in direct service to crime victims. The award was presented by US Attorney General Eric Holder. While we are both humbled and proud of this...
    • 4 years ago
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  • International Legal Assistance for Abused Women has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Project Leader

Paula Lucas

Founder
Portland, OR United States

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