Violence UnSilenced

A national speak-out platform dedicated to eradicating domestic violence and sexual abuse by giving survivors a voice


For approximately five years, Violence UnSilenced served as a volunteer platform for other writers to share their stories. Maggie created the project and curated the posts, which were all written by survivors of domestic abuse and/or sexual assault. She also moderated the community of readers that read and supported the writers. Violence UnSilenced evolved into a nonprofit with a board, which eventually moved to dissolve and shutter the site when it could no longer serve the survivors to the best of its ability. They were the priority throughout the project.

—Maggie Ginsberg is an award-winning freelance writer in Madison, Wisconsin

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