Jeannine Lisitski

(Jeannine Lisitski, executive director of Women Against Abuse, speaks in Love Park.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Group Renews Annual Effort Fighting Violence Against Women

The event was sponsored by Women Against Abuse.

10/03/2014

(Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay following the filing of felony assault charges against him stemming from a February incident involving her at an Atlantic City casino.   Photo by Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

Ray Rice Abuse Incident Fueling Robust Victims’ Conversation on Twitter

A common response to revelations of domestic violence — and, specifically, the video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée in an elevator — is, “Why didn’t she leave him?”

09/10/2014

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kicks Off At LOVE Park

City officials, as well as those who work to serve those who face this heartbreaking situation, gathered at LOVE Park Tuesday afternoon.

10/02/2013

(Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Gives Women’s Group $2.5M To Build Another Domestic Violence Shelter

“While this new safe haven is a huge step toward addressing the safety needs of survivors, our work as a community is far from over,” said Jeannine Lisitski, executive director of Women Against Abuse.

05/13/2013

(Eloise Nimoityn shows a stuffed bunny and a "Pat The Bunny" package she purchased for displaced children.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Bryn Mawr Teen Uses Bat Mitzvah Money For Toys For Displaced Kids

Eloise Nimoityn is donating 100 stuffed animals and copies of the children’s book “Pat The Bunny” to the organization “Women Against Abuse.”

11/26/2012

(Credit: Women Against Abuse)

Director Of Anti-Domestic Violence Group Biking 35 Miles To Raise Awareness

As Women Against Abuse celebrates its 35th year in Philadelphia, executive director Jeannine Lisitski says domestic violence has spiked to epidemic proportions in recent years.

07/27/2011

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