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Adolescents

Advocates for Youth

added 12/17/2009

An organization that works both in the United States and in developing countries with a sole focus on adolescent reproductive and sexual health. Provides printed and electronic resources, technical assistance, and training to promote research-based best practices in the field of adolescent sexual health.


Advocacy

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Women with Disabilities

added 07/30/2009

"CDC’s disability and health team has targeted women with disabilities as a major area of emphasis and works to promote their health and well-being through research, partnerships, and education. CDC funds projects around the United States to improve surveillance and promotes research that focuses on women with disabilities as a special subpopulation." Site includes section on Domestic Violence.

End Violence Against Women International

added 03/07/2010

EVAW works to improve the response of the criminal justice system and community professionals to violence against women. They provide education, training, and research, and promote multidisciplinary collaboration which enables responding professionals to better support victims and hold offenders accountable.

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

added 09/16/2008

A national organization composed of local coalitions and immigrant, refugee, community, religious, civil rights and labor organizations and activists. It serves as a forum to share information and analysis, to educate communities and the general public, and to develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues. They work to promote a just immigration and refugee policy in the United States and to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status.

Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children

added 02/20/2009

The center aims to end violence against women and children and focuses on multidisciplinary research, education, and training that impacts communities and policy in New Jersey, the U.S., and throughout the world.

The Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action

added 02/05/2010

CAFRA is a regional network of feminists, individual researchers, activists and women’s organisations that define feminist politics as a matter of both consciousness and action. We are committed to understanding the relationship between the oppression of women and other forms of oppression in the society, and we are working actively for change.

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

added 07/30/2009

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is located at Baylor College of Medicine whose mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Research is conducted on various topics including violence against women with disabilities.

The Network of East-West Women Polska

added 08/07/2009

NEWW is an international communication and resource network supporting dialogue, informational exchange, and activism among those concerned about the status of women in Central and Eastern Europe, the Newly Independent States, and the Russian Federation. NEWW coordinates research and advocacy that supports women's equality and full participation in all aspects of public and private life.


Children

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."


Consequences

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."


Disabilities

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Women with Disabilities

added 07/30/2009

"CDC’s disability and health team has targeted women with disabilities as a major area of emphasis and works to promote their health and well-being through research, partnerships, and education. CDC funds projects around the United States to improve surveillance and promotes research that focuses on women with disabilities as a special subpopulation." Site includes section on Domestic Violence.

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

added 07/30/2009

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is located at Baylor College of Medicine whose mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Research is conducted on various topics including violence against women with disabilities.


Domestic violence overlap

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."


Global

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies

added 04/07/2010

The Center's mission is to protect the basic human rights of refugee women and girls by advancing gender-sensitive asylum laws, helping advocates successfully represent women in need of protection, and preventing these refugees from being forcibly returned to the countries from which they have fled. The Center also carries out research and advocacy initiatives around human rights violations in regions around the world.

End Violence Against Women International

added 03/07/2010

EVAW works to improve the response of the criminal justice system and community professionals to violence against women. They provide education, training, and research, and promote multidisciplinary collaboration which enables responding professionals to better support victims and hold offenders accountable.

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children

added 02/20/2009

The center aims to end violence against women and children and focuses on multidisciplinary research, education, and training that impacts communities and policy in New Jersey, the U.S., and throughout the world.

The Network of East-West Women Polska

added 08/07/2009

NEWW is an international communication and resource network supporting dialogue, informational exchange, and activism among those concerned about the status of women in Central and Eastern Europe, the Newly Independent States, and the Russian Federation. NEWW coordinates research and advocacy that supports women's equality and full participation in all aspects of public and private life.


Health/Medical profession

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Advocates for Youth

added 12/17/2009

An organization that works both in the United States and in developing countries with a sole focus on adolescent reproductive and sexual health. Provides printed and electronic resources, technical assistance, and training to promote research-based best practices in the field of adolescent sexual health.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Women with Disabilities

added 07/30/2009

"CDC’s disability and health team has targeted women with disabilities as a major area of emphasis and works to promote their health and well-being through research, partnerships, and education. CDC funds projects around the United States to improve surveillance and promotes research that focuses on women with disabilities as a special subpopulation." Site includes section on Domestic Violence.

Quick Health Data Online

added 10/02/2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health

Free online database of health statistics including national, regional, and county data on abuse, sexual violence, violent youth behavior, murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, homicides and more. Easily generate reports and charts for your next story or lesson plan. This easy-to-use resource has accurate, up-to-date, government approved information.

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

added 07/30/2009

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is located at Baylor College of Medicine whose mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Research is conducted on various topics including violence against women with disabilities.


Immigrant/Immigration

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

added 09/16/2008

A national organization composed of local coalitions and immigrant, refugee, community, religious, civil rights and labor organizations and activists. It serves as a forum to share information and analysis, to educate communities and the general public, and to develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues. They work to promote a just immigration and refugee policy in the United States and to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status.


Intervention

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities

added 12/07/2010

The PPN website offers unique resources that provide credible, research-based information on what works to improve the lives of children and families. Key aspects of the site include Programs that Work, Research Briefs, Resources and Tools, Expert Perspectives, and Effective Service Delivery.


Intimate partner sexual violence

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

added 07/30/2009

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is located at Baylor College of Medicine whose mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Research is conducted on various topics including violence against women with disabilities.


Legal/Policy

End Violence Against Women International

added 03/07/2010

EVAW works to improve the response of the criminal justice system and community professionals to violence against women. They provide education, training, and research, and promote multidisciplinary collaboration which enables responding professionals to better support victims and hold offenders accountable.

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

added 09/16/2008

A national organization composed of local coalitions and immigrant, refugee, community, religious, civil rights and labor organizations and activists. It serves as a forum to share information and analysis, to educate communities and the general public, and to develop and coordinate plans of action on important immigrant and refugee issues. They work to promote a just immigration and refugee policy in the United States and to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status.

The Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action

added 02/05/2010

CAFRA is a regional network of feminists, individual researchers, activists and women’s organisations that define feminist politics as a matter of both consciousness and action. We are committed to understanding the relationship between the oppression of women and other forms of oppression in the society, and we are working actively for change.


Mental health

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Quick Health Data Online

added 10/02/2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health

Free online database of health statistics including national, regional, and county data on abuse, sexual violence, violent youth behavior, murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, homicides and more. Easily generate reports and charts for your next story or lesson plan. This easy-to-use resource has accurate, up-to-date, government approved information.

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

added 07/30/2009

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is located at Baylor College of Medicine whose mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Research is conducted on various topics including violence against women with disabilities.


Other

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies

added 04/07/2010

The Center's mission is to protect the basic human rights of refugee women and girls by advancing gender-sensitive asylum laws, helping advocates successfully represent women in need of protection, and preventing these refugees from being forcibly returned to the countries from which they have fled. The Center also carries out research and advocacy initiatives around human rights violations in regions around the world.

The Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action

added 02/05/2010

CAFRA is a regional network of feminists, individual researchers, activists and women’s organisations that define feminist politics as a matter of both consciousness and action. We are committed to understanding the relationship between the oppression of women and other forms of oppression in the society, and we are working actively for change.


Police officers

End Violence Against Women International

added 03/07/2010

EVAW works to improve the response of the criminal justice system and community professionals to violence against women. They provide education, training, and research, and promote multidisciplinary collaboration which enables responding professionals to better support victims and hold offenders accountable.


Prevention

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Women with Disabilities

added 07/30/2009

"CDC’s disability and health team has targeted women with disabilities as a major area of emphasis and works to promote their health and well-being through research, partnerships, and education. CDC funds projects around the United States to improve surveillance and promotes research that focuses on women with disabilities as a special subpopulation." Site includes section on Domestic Violence.

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities

added 12/07/2010

The PPN website offers unique resources that provide credible, research-based information on what works to improve the lives of children and families. Key aspects of the site include Programs that Work, Research Briefs, Resources and Tools, Expert Perspectives, and Effective Service Delivery.

Quick Health Data Online

added 10/02/2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health

Free online database of health statistics including national, regional, and county data on abuse, sexual violence, violent youth behavior, murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, homicides and more. Easily generate reports and charts for your next story or lesson plan. This easy-to-use resource has accurate, up-to-date, government approved information.


Research

Academy on Violence and Abuse

added 06/03/2008
Michael Callahan

"The Academy on Violence and Abuse is an academic, health-professional membership-based organization dedicated to making violence and abuse a core component of medical and related professional education."

Center for Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV)

added 07/21/1997
University of Colorado

Offers information databases, facts and statistics, links to other resources, critical reviews of literature, technical assistance services, and empirical research.

Connect Research Centre

added 06/26/2013

The Connect Centre for International Research on Interpersonal Violence brings together researchers, practitioners and influencers to develop new ideas on preventing all forms of violence between individuals in personal relationships, adults and children. The Centre conducts policy and practice focused research, often collaboratively; provides a specialist environment for PhD and post graduate research training; provides consultancy; a forum and opportunities for cross disciplinary and international networking, debate and collective influencing; supports activities for knowledge exchange and the use of research to influence change.

PreVAiL Research Network

added 04/07/2010

"Preventing Violence Across the Lifespan (PreVAiL), is an international research collaboration of over 50 researchers and partners from Canada, the US, the UK, Asia, Europe and Australia, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute for Gender and Health (2009-2014). Our goal is to bring together researchers and decision-maker partners to produce and share knowledge that will help children, women and men exposed to child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (IPV)."

Quick Health Data Online

added 10/02/2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health

Free online database of health statistics including national, regional, and county data on abuse, sexual violence, violent youth behavior, murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, homicides and more. Easily generate reports and charts for your next story or lesson plan. This easy-to-use resource has accurate, up-to-date, government approved information.

Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children

added 02/20/2009

The center aims to end violence against women and children and focuses on multidisciplinary research, education, and training that impacts communities and policy in New Jersey, the U.S., and throughout the world.

The Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action

added 02/05/2010

CAFRA is a regional network of feminists, individual researchers, activists and women’s organisations that define feminist politics as a matter of both consciousness and action. We are committed to understanding the relationship between the oppression of women and other forms of oppression in the society, and we are working actively for change.

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

added 07/30/2009

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is located at Baylor College of Medicine whose mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Research is conducted on various topics including violence against women with disabilities.

The Network of East-West Women Polska

added 08/07/2009

NEWW is an international communication and resource network supporting dialogue, informational exchange, and activism among those concerned about the status of women in Central and Eastern Europe, the Newly Independent States, and the Russian Federation. NEWW coordinates research and advocacy that supports women's equality and full participation in all aspects of public and private life.

Wellesley Centers on Women

added 03/07/2000

A collaboration from the Center for Research on Women and the Stone Center for Developmental Services and Studies. Research programs include Adult Memories and Consequences and Recovery from Child Sexual Abuse; Longitudinal Research on Partner Violence, Child Physical Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse; and Reach Out to Schools: Social Competency Program Assessment Project.


Risk factors

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)

added 07/30/2009

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is located at Baylor College of Medicine whose mission is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Research is conducted on various topics including violence against women with disabilities.