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AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women

added 09/18/2009

A collaborative project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, the Battered Women's Justice Project, and the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. AEquitas was created as a technical assistance and training provider to address the needs of prosecutors and allied professionals – particularly OVW grantees – who work on issues related to the prosecution of violence against women.

Center for Research on Violence Against Women

added 06/01/2004

The Center for Research on Violence Against Women was created in 2002 as a joint project of the University of Kentucky and the Office of the Kentucky Governor. The Center is committed to preparing students and advancing scientific inquiry into the legal and clinical complexities presented by domestic violence, rape, stalking and related crimes against women. The Center is dedicated to enhancing the welfare and safety of those impacted by these crimes through research, scholarship and public service.

Federal Interstate Stalking Law

added 01/09/2006
National Center for Victims of Crime

Provides definitions and interpretations of the Federal Interstate Stalking Law.

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Mending the Sacred Hoop

added 09/16/2008

Mending the Sacred Hoop is committed to strengthening the voice and vision of Native peoples. They work to end violence against Native women and children while restoring the safety, sovereignty, and sacredness of Native women. They work from a social change perspective that relies upon grassroots efforts to restore the leadership of Native women.

Minnesota Women's Consortium

added 10/14/2008

"As a statewide collaboration of 160+ member organizations, the Consortium serves as a resource center to enhance equality and justice for women and children. The consortium helps women working for progressive social change stay in touch."

National Center for Victims of Crime

added 02/23/1999

The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them. The National Center has worked with grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies throughout the United States serving millions of crime victims.

National Crime Victims Law Institute

added 02/11/2002

Organization is an educational organization dedicated to promoting a fair and balanced criminal justice system through legal education, legal scholarship, legal information resources and legal advocacy.

National Organization for Women

added 05/20/1999

NOW's webpage posts information on many critical issues including violence against women. The page includes legislative updates, NOW actions, news reports, and information regarding other violence against women issues.

Stalking Information Clearinghouse

added 01/06/2009
Stalking Resource Center

The clearinghouse provides a wide range of useful information for practitioners. Materials include: research on stalking, practitioner-specific educational tools, multidisciplinary curricula, model protocols and more.

Stalking Resource Center

added 10/11/2005
National Center for Victims of Crime

The Stalking Resource Center is a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime and has the mission of mission of enhancing the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking. The Stalking Resource Center provides multiple services including: Training, Technical Assistance, a Web site, and an Information Clearinghouse.

Violence Against Women Office, U.S. Department of Justice

added 09/17/2008
US Department of Justice

The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is to provide federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This is accomplished by developing and supporting the capacity of state, local, tribal, and non-profit entities involved in responding to violence against women.

Women's Justice Center

added 12/18/2000

Provides advocacy for victims of rape, domestic violence, and child abuse, particularly in the Latina and other under served communities of Sonoma County. Provides advocacy training and community education. Coordinates the Task Force on Women in Policing with the goal of increasing the number of women and minorities in our law enforcement agencies. Website inludes a bilingual web forum where victims, activists, advocates, and professionals can communicate with each other on any and all aspects of violence against women and children.
Service region: advocacy in Sonoma County, California.