What We Do
At Jane Doe Inc. we work to amplify the voices of all who are impacted by sexual and domestic violence and to undo the social injustices that perpetuate an abuse of power.
We work with our coalition members and a host of public and private partners to create policies and explore innovative solutions that improve the lives of survivors. We seek to prevent gender-based violence by changing the lens through which people view the experiences of survivors and by promoting equity and justice for everyone.
Our work complements the life-saving and healing services provided by our 59 community-based coalition members from the Berkshires to the Cape and everywhere in between.
What’s Up at JDI
JDI releases new manual “Sexual Assault, Domestic Abuse & HIV/AIDS: Services, Safety, and Resources”
JDI is pleased to share a new publication that was written for providers in our continued effort to address the fear and risk of HIV and AIDS for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. This in-depth guide is packed with resources and scenarios and provides up to...
October is Domestic Violence Awareness + Action Month Individually and collectively we can take steps to support survivors and prevent domestic violence. Check out the calendar of DVAM events in Massachusetts: https://www.janedoe.org/events/ Here are 3 ways you...
Spring Into Action 2021JDI's annual Spring Into Action breakfast honored Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark and Lovern Gordon for their leadership, activism, and collaboration to advance the rights of survivors and promote safety and justice for all.Justice in Action...
JDI has been at the forefront of this work in Massachusetts for decades, changing the way society views and reacts to sexual and domestic violence in ways that make our communities safer today and for future generations. We’ve come a long way in exposing these issues that too often remain hidden and thrive on silence. As the collective community enters a brave new dialogue around gender-based violence, we continue to offer leadership, expertise, and advocacy to help survivors heal and advance justice.
No act is too small. You can sign up for JDI’s action alerts, work with us to address sexual violence on your college campus, join thousands of boys and men engaged in our #ReimagineManhood initiative, or share your time and talents with JDI and our member programs across the Commonwealth.
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When you donate to JDI, you express your commitment to social justice and a world free of violence. Your charitable contribution is an investment: an investment in safer communities, an investment in saving and improving the lives of countless individuals and families, and investment in our future.