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17 October 2019
In the United States, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime (Source:... Read More

Ending sexual assault: It’s up to you

10 September 2018
By Mary Kate Andris, YWCA South Hampton Roads President and CEO April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month – an opportunity to create community action to end this societal scourge. Nationally,... Read More

Beyond #MeToo: Time for our community to step up

10 September 2018
By Mary Kate Andris, YWCA South Hampton Roads President and CEO The #MeToo movement undoubtedly raised awareness of sexual harassment, assault and abuse. Beyond the headlines and heroism, however, remains... Read More

How to Recognize Signs of Abuse

7 September 2018
How to Recognize Signs of Abuse Recognizing an abusive relationship can be difficult; especially when you are involved with an abusive partner. Abuse can look very different from one relationship... Read More

Abusers can discover your internet activities.  Clear your Browser History.

As you surf the internet, the browser you use will automatically save information about your activities. Your Browser History includes any websites you visit or queries entered into search engines. The browsers collect this information to make your browsing experience better; however, it is also accessible to anyone who knows where to look. It is crucial for you to know how to clear your History if you don’t want anyone to know you have accessed this or any other domestic violence-related website.

To learn how to clear your Browser History, visit our Safe Browsing page.