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Empower Deaf and Deafblind survivors: ADWAS

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) empowers Deaf & Deafblind survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, harassment. Seattle, Washington, USA
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Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS)

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) works in the Seattle area, Washington state, USA. They empower Deaf and Deafblind survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment. For example, they help survivors be safe and access services. ADWAS also works to change behavior to stop violence. For example, they provide education and outreach services. 


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