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District Alliance for Safe Housing

Turning Inside Outcomes

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

I believe that there are three things for those investing in domestic violence housing programs to keep in mind when looking for answers about how their money makes a difference.

Kabul Cough

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

I think we owe it to them, to survivors of violence -- really, to ourselves and our country -- to make it easier to breathe knowing that we can justifiably expect safety, resources and the right to live freely and independently. Everyone deserves that much.

When Choosers Become Beggars

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

Women in Afghanistan are at greater risk of injury and death than almost anywhere in the world due to domestic violence. Until basic women's rights are guaranteed and not doled out as gifts, that violence will continue and women will be hindered from fully participating in the country's recovery from the past thirty years of war.

Running Into a Dead End

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

On Tuesday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) held a press conference to announce a dramatic increase in the number of women arrested for "morality crimes" in Afghanistan in the last 18 months.

Heroic Normalcy

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

The Halfway House program at Women for Afghan Women in Kabul is exceptional in its ability to serve these women, whose staff comprise more than just your average shelter contingent of counselors, case managers and administrators.

The Currency of Change

Margaret A. Hacskaylo | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Margaret A. Hacskaylo

When I first started DASH, I was often told I was "brave" to take on the task of starting a new, nonprofit housing organization.