Abused women -- Services for
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Diane Winters helped found the Council on Battered Women in 1975 and continues to serve as a board member for the Georgia Advocates for Battered Women and Children. Her papers consist of correspondence, minutes and agendas, pamphlets, photographs, and a recording, 1974-2001, and relate to her work with the Georgia Network Against Domestic Violence, a branch of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and its affiliates.
Qiyamah A. Rahman has been a social worker and a Unitarian Universalist minister. The Qiyamah A. Rahman Papers, 1981-2018, comprise manuscripts and notes, printed material, textiles, and artifacts. The papers document Rahman's engagement with the issues of domestic violence and women's rights in the United Stats as well as Ghana, South Africa, and St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Susan May established the Council on Battered Women, and, as President of the Board and then Director, she nurtured a small task force to become a broadly-based community organization and built a comprehensive program of crisis line, shelter, children's program, and educational services. Her papers, 1979-circa 1985, include printed material, correspondence, and an original manuscript by a Council on Battered Women staff member.