Excerpt from The Post and Courier article published 9/29/2021 below. View the full story here. South Carolina ranks sixth-worst in the nation for women killed by men, according to a new report. There were 57 women killed by men in South Carolina in 2019, the most recent year of available federal data, according to the […]View
SCCADVASA News & Updates
Below you will find news and updates from both SCCADVASA and our member organizations. You will also find policy action alerts, legislative updates, monthly newsletters, op-eds, press releases and more.
September 29, 2021 – According to the Violence Policy Center’s 2021 When Men Murder Women annual study, South Carolina has moved to 6th in the nation for the rate of women murdered by men according to 2019 data. And, aside from last year’s ranking, South Carolina has been in the top ten since VPC began […]View
MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Finnern, 989-798-6905, [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2021 – Each year, advocates, survivors, and supporters recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This October, the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) is partnering with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and other state and […]View
Please find below a letter from SCCADVASA Executive Director Sara Barber that accompanied the release of this publication in September 2021. Dear supporters, partners and friends, I am delighted to share with you today a publication that memorializes and celebrates forty years of SCCADVASA serving as the collective voice promoting prevention of domestic and sexual violence in South […]View