Center on Violence Against Women and Children
Created in the Spring of 2007, the Center on Violence Against Women & Children (VAWC) exemplifies the land grant mission of Rutgers by engaging community partners from the academic, corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors to collaborate on different projects. The four components of the center's work include research, continuing education, MSW education, and community facilitation.
- Take a Look! The VAWC-Web Monthly Newsletter has a new look! Click here to view the VAWC-Web Newsletter for May 2013! And take a look at the VAWC-Web Archive.
- Applications for the 2013-2014 MSW Certificate Program is now closed. The deadline was March 1, 2013.
- VAWC is now a member a of the Institute for Women's Leadership. IWL is a consortium of teaching, research, and public service units of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The institute and its members are dedicated to examining leadership issues and advancing women's leadership in all arenas of public life – locally, nationally and globally. Click here to visit the IWL website.
- Click here to view new job opportunities!
- To view all issues of VAWC-Web, our monthly newsletter, visit the VAWC-Web Archive. To subscribe to the newsletter mailing list or to have information included in the newsletter, please email email@example.com
- Violence Against Women in Middle and High School Populations - May 13, 2013
- Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence - May 22, 2013
- Information about all workshops can be found here.
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If you need immediate help or support, please contact:
Rutgers Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance:
NJ Domestic Violence Hotline:
NJ Sexual Assault Hotline:
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN):
National Domestic Violence Hotline:
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