Women of Today Working Opportunity Network
Non-Profit 501 (C)(3) Organization
YOUR DONATION BENEFITS
THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS
OF WOMEN IN DESPAIR
"I was that which other cared not to be. I went where others feared to go and did what other failed to do, asking nothing from those who gave nothing. And, reluctantly accepted that thought of eternal loneliness should I fail. I have seen the face of terror, felt the chill of fear and warmed to the touch of love. I have hoped, pained, and cried. But, foremost, lived in times others would say best forgotten. At the very least, in later days I will be able to say with great pride, that I am indeed a Soldier in the Army for our Lord.”
More than half of the homeless women are homeless due to domestic violence. Up to 100 million people are homeless throughout the world, the majority of them women and dependent children.
Approximately 750,000 men, women, and children are homeless in the US.
For younger veterans, it is even more pronounced: One out of every 10 homeless vets under the age of 45 is now a woman, the statistics show. The number of homeless female veterans more than doubled from 2006 to 2010, ... with 8.5 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The incarcerated survivor, the statistics tells a different story:
99% have experienced abuse at some point in her life according to one research study
44% have experienced attempted and/or completed rape
More than 90% believe that abuse is normal.