Mission: To inform, educate, and prevent violence and exploitation of and against women and children.
About the Organization: Launched in 2012 in Vancouver, Washington, by the co-founders of the Northwest Coalition Against Trafficking, the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation works to inform and educate the public and prevent human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual violence, stalking, bullying, hate crimes, and other forms of violence and exploitation. A volunteer-run organization, NWCAVE programs include the National Women's Conferences Against Trafficking, the Southwest Conference Against Trafficking, WA Says No More, and BraveRIDE.
Current Programs: NWCAVE provides services for families of missing loved ones; hosts conferences and seminars; and works with community organizations and the public to raise awareness about violence against and the exploitation of women and children through its training institute, speakers bureau, film screenings, and awards. The organization does not provide emergency services such as crisis intervention, counseling, housing, or financial assistance.
Website: Visitors to the NWCAVE site can learn more about search, rescue, and recovery resources for families of missing children; check out the organization's calendar of events; share a list of resources for individuals who need help, including the phone numbers of national hotlines and links to legal resources; sign up to receive the NWCAVE newsletter; and/or make a donation.
Funding: The National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation is funded by foundations, corporations, and individuals.