Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters (MAWS) is dedicated to providing a unified voice for women and children who experience violence. We believe that everyone has the right to live free from violence.
About MANITOBA ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN'S SHELTERS, INC.
In the 1980's, women's shelters in Manitoba began to work together to provide support, training, information and improved services for clients. In 1991 MAWS incorporated as the Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters Inc. MAWS members are dedicated to advancing and maintaining the well being of women and children in abusive situations.
Our goals: A) to unite Manitoba shelters and provide a central body to facilitate communication. B) to foster networking and information sharing among shelters and agencies that work to eliminate all forms of violence. C) to assist in acquiring resources for member shelters. D) to promote public education around violence against women and children. E) to develop and promote best practices and provincial standards for all shelters. F) to foster professional development within Manitoba shelters. Your donations helps us work on a provincial and national level to support the fight against violence. Thank you.