Women Organized Against Rape

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Philadelphia Safety Summit Tackles Abuse In A Cyber World

The summit at the High School for the Future broke down into sessions on fighting abuse and taking care of children in a cyber world.


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AmeriHealth Caritas

This program helps make parents aware of the signs of abuse.


(WOAR executive director Carole Johnson, right, receives a proclamation from Gov. Corbett.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Gov. Corbett Gets Vote of Confidence From Local Women’s Antiviolence Groups

Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is being praised by women’s groups for proposing a ten-percent increase in funding for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.


Carole Johnson, Executive Director at Women Organized Against Rape. (Credit: WOAR)

Bittersweet Anniversary Year For ‘Women Organized Against Rape’

It’s the 40th Anniversary year of Women Organized Against Rape and officials with the group have mixed feelings.


The Pennsylvania's Liquor Control Board has pulled an online ad campaign warning young adults about heavy drinking and rape.

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Pulls Controversial Ad

After receiving numerous complaints, the Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board pulls an online ad meant to warn young adults about the links between heavy drinking and rape.


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Rape Victims Group Concerned About Airports Pat-Downs

Those who work with victims of sexual assault are voicing their concerns over the recent changes in TSA screening. They believe the required full body scanners or pat-downs may reawaken the fears of those who have suffered the most brutal of assaults.