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added 11/15/2011

This website seeks to empower women to speak out about domestic violence and reach out to a friend who may be suffering in silence. The website contains a wealth of information on how to spot the signs of domestic abuse and how to support a friend who may be suffering in silence.

A Life Free of Violence: It's Our Right

added 05/06/1999

This booklet captures examples of promising approaches that Trust Fund grantees have used to eliminate multiple forms of violence in women's lives. It showcases grantees' work with diverse constituencies — including survivors of violence, HIV-positive women, men's groups, the judiciary, school teachers and students — in the media, and in variety of contexts. It seeks to demonstrate how grantees have succeeded in breaking intergenerational cycles of violence, in empowering survivors to make changes in their own lives, in transforming communities and institutions into advocates for change, and in advocating for enabling policies and legislation.

A Men's Project

added 04/12/2011

Resources and information for men who seek to prevent sexual and domestic violence. They encourage the use of their site for the formation of new groups and projects, as well as networking amongst existing groups and projects.

A Thin Line Campaign

added 01/12/2011

MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower you to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in your life and amongst your peers. The campaign is built on the understanding that there's a "thin line" between what may begin as a harmless joke and something that could end up having a serious impact on you or someone else. We know no generation has ever had to deal with this, so we want to partner with you to help figure it out. On-air, online and on your cell, we hope to spark a conversation and deliver information that helps you draw your own digital line

A Window Between Worlds

added 07/30/2009

"A Window Between Worlds is a non-profit organization dedicated to using art to help end domestic violence. Through creative expression, battered women and children recover a sense of renewal and power. Their images of hope, survival and strength educate the public and become 'a window between worlds' for survivors taking steps to change their lives."

A Woman's Fund, Inc.

added 12/09/2002

Woman's Fund, Inc. provides safety and support to survivors of violence. Services include emergency and transitional housing for up to 35 women and children, counseling, advocacy, outreach, and training. They provide 24-hour crisis services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

A World-Wide List of Agencies Against Domestic Violence

added 01/21/2004

A global inventory of hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centres and women's organizations, searchable by country, along with an index of domestic violence resources in over 60 languages.

AASHA Alliance Against Sexual Harassment at Workplace

added 01/07/2010

AASHA is an alliance of organizations in Pakistan that are committed to curb sexual harassment at workplace. Their aim is to create zero tolerance for sexual harassment and to create a dignified and productive work environment which is free of intimidation & discrimination.

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."

Action Ohio Coalition For Battered Women

added 02/26/2007

Another coalition in the state of Ohio that works for battered women.


added 02/09/2006

Adhunika is a global volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion of technology usage for women in Bangladesh. Their main goal is to promote web presence of women.

Administration for Children and Families

added 08/27/2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

"The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. "

Adults and Children Together Against Violence (ACT)

added 07/16/2001

Posts factsheets and resource information about violence prevention. Topics include Discipline; Tips for Responding to Challenging Behavior; Supporting Positive Behaviors; Understanding Behavior; Media Violence; Positive Learning Activities; Anger Management; Violence Prevention for Teachers of Young Children; Selecting High Quality Childcare; and Violence Prevention for Families of Young Children.

Advocacy for Women and Kids in Emergencies (AWAKE)

added 06/04/2008

"The AWAKE (Advocacy for Women and Kids in Emergency) Program at Children's Hospital Boston offers domestic violence services to patients, parents of patients and employees at Children's and the Martha Eliot Health Center."

Advocacy Learning Center

added 06/24/2009
Praxis International

"The Advocacy Learning Center is a 2-year experiential course created to examine the vision, identify the principles and knowledge, and practice the skills and qualities that make advocacy a powerful force in the movement to end violence against women. Ongoing skill practice is built in so participants can transform new learning directly into real-world advocacy. "

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.

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.


added 05/29/2002

The Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization (AF3IRM), is a national organization of women engaged in transnational feminist, anti-imperialist activism. AF3IRM is committed to militant movement-building from the United States and effects change through grassroots organizing, trans-ethnic alliance building education, advocacy and direct action. They organize around issues such as the global traffic of women, world trade and the sex industry, the mail-order bride industry, first world and third world perspectives on the women's movement, and gender relations in the Asian-American community.

Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in the capital of Montgomery.

Alabama Coalition Against Rape

added 12/17/2003

The ACAR works to prevent sexual violence in the state of Alabama through their network of rape crisis centers and by taking an active role in public policy, education, and training.

Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

added 01/08/1999

A statewide coalition located Juneau. The website features information on safety planning, legal issues, upcoming events, domestic violence and sexual assault.

All Walks of Life

added 06/22/1999

All Walks of Life works to prevent violence against people with disabilities. Toward this effort the organization collects data, provides education, publishes reports, and works with others to reach this goal.

All Women’s Action Society (AWAM)

added 02/10/2010

An independent feminist organization committed to improving the lives of women in Malaysia.

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law

added 01/20/2000

The ABA Center on Children and the Law offers law-related resources relating to child abuse and neglect and other components of child welfare.

American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence

added 03/28/2000

Reports on ending domestic violence, information on getting help, facts about domestic violence, events, and commission news. Provides a document, How an abuser can discover your Internet activities. The document discusses email safety and methods for clearing the computer cache of visited sites.

American Institute on Domestic Violence

added 09/16/2008
Coleen Widell and Rick Naylor,

This organization provides training, workshops, toolkits, and other resources for identifying and dealing with domestic violence spillover into the workplace.

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

added 01/25/2001

APSAC provides professional education which promotes effective, culturally sensitive, and interdisciplinary approaches to the identification, intervention, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect. There is also emphasis on promoting research and guidelines to inform professional practice and educate the public about child abuse and neglect, while ensuring that America's public policy concerning child maltreatment is well informed and constructive.

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center

added 04/28/2011

The Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center works with abused Americans and their children in foreign countries to provide domestic violence and child abuse advocacy, resources and tools so that they can navigate the complicated jurisdictional, legal and social international landscapes, to be able to live their lives free of abuse either in the foreign country or back in the United States. This is achieved via an international toll free crisis line, 866-USWOMEN, accessible from 175 countries, serving a population estimated at 5.25 million American civilians overseas. To contact the toll-free crisis line from overseas, first dial your AT&T USADirect access number and at the prompt, enter our phone number: 866-USWOMEN (879-6636).

Amnesty International On-line

added 05/20/2000

Amnesty International Online is a major resource on human rights abuses worldwide.

Amnesty International: End the cycle of Violence

added 09/16/2008
Amnesty International

"Living free from violence is a human right, yet millions of women and girls suffer disproportionately from violence both in peace and in war, at the hands of the state, in the home and community."
As part of Amenesty International, this website provides information on current issues related to violence against women.

Anti-Slavery International

added 02/04/2002

Organization working to create a slave-free world through Programme, Communication and Information. Website includes information on modern slavery, child labour laws, trafficking, campaigns, news and resources.

Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia

added 09/21/2001

Addresses the cycle of violence providing intervention, prevention and support services. AVP is committed to advocacy and support for individual homicide co-victims, violence prevention training for children and adults, and effecting change in public and private institutions and society at large. Website includes links to resources on violence prevention, family violence, gun control, government resources, trauma, victim resources, conflict resolution and mediation and other sites of interest.

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in Phoenix.

Arizona Rape Prevention Education Data and Evaluation Project

added 06/01/1998
University of Arizona, University of Arizona Prevention Center

Project collects sexual assault surveillance information from the programs in Arizona funded to provide rape prevention education and rape crisis hotline services in Arizona. The site also provides violence and abusive behavior data for Arizona; national rape statistics; state sexual assault surveillance systems data; and the Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Injury and Disability Prevention rape prevention education strategic plan.

Arizona Sexual Assault Network

added 12/17/2003

The Mission of the Arizona Sexual Assault Network (AzSAN) is to identify and address sexual violence issues through a collaborative statewide network.

Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in the capital city of Little Rock.

Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ACASA)

added 12/17/2003

The Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ACASA) is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations working together toward the elimination of sexual violence.

Armenian Research Center

added 05/20/2000

Armenian Research Center, at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, focuses on the experiences of the Armenians, including their genocide.

Arte Sana

added 07/30/2009

"Arte Sana (art heals) is a nonprofit agency for underserved survivors of gender and racial violence that promotes healing and empowerment through the arts and community education."

Artemis Center for Alternatives to Domestic Violence -- Children's and Domestic Violence Services Integration Project

added 06/04/2008

"Artemis Center provides early intervention, supportive services, and education for victims of domestic violence and their children."

Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

added 10/08/2001

Works to eliminate domestic violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities by increasing awareness about the extent and depth of the problem; making culturally specific issues visible; strengthening community models of prevention and intervention; identifying and expanding resources; informing and promoting research and policy; and deepening our understanding and analyses of the issues surrounding violence against women. Website includes resources and links on domestic violence and information on the organization.

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

added 04/06/2007

This website offers resources for asian persons and/or families experiencing domestic violence. Offers several programs including The Lowell Asian Outreach and Advocacy Project, Project Safe, and The Asian Shelter and Advocacy Program. Services include a multilingual hotline and emergency shelter; advocacy; tutoring; parenting skills training; counseling and support groups; and job and educational opportunities.

Asian/Pacific Islander Youth Violence Prevention Center

added 07/23/2002

The API Center conducts research to prevent and reduce youth violence among the API population. It also aims to position communities to become proactive in creating a safe and healthy environment for themselves.

Asians Against Domestic Abuse

added 07/01/2010

A non-profit organization in Houston, Texas, providing free confidential support to Asian American women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.

ASISTA (Advanced Special Immigrant Survivors Technical Assistance)

added 05/05/2005

ASISTA is a collaboration between four nationally-recognized legal experts who work to provide comprehensive and cutting-edge technical assistance on the intersection between immigration and domestic violence law. Our purpose is to centralize, enhance and expand immigration assistance to frontline advocates and attorneys who provide legal assistance to immigrant victims.

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

added 07/24/2001

Foster research, facilitates information exchange, further professional education and provide for the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment. Website includes information on membership, conferences, state chapters, public policy, publications, awards and grants, employment, research, forms, and resources.

Association of Women's Rights in Development

added 11/20/2003

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international membership organization connecting, informing and mobilizing people and organizations committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights.

Audre Lorde Project

added 09/16/2008

"The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities."

Aurat Foundation

added 02/10/2010

"A civil society organisation working for women’s empowerment and citizens’ rights with the collaboration of citizens’ groups and organisations to provide information, build capacity and undertake advocacy for women’s issues and for good governance in Pakistan. Most of the people working at the local level are male. Aurat has found that when abusive men are confronted by men from their own communities, the impact of the message for change is much stronger and lasting than when it comes from women only."

Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

added 02/12/2001

The Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse is a national resource on issues of domestic and family violence. It provides a central point for the collection and dissemination of Australian domestic and family violence policy, practice and research. The Clearinghouse also provides information on international efforts to end these forms of violence. Website inlcudes publications and research and resource databases.

Avon Foundation for Women: Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Program Grants

added 10/14/2013

Domestic violence program grant information.

Battered Women's Justice Project

added 03/22/2000

BWJP provides technical assistance for practitioners on policy issues related to the civil and criminal justice response to domestic violence, including use of the self-defense plea by battered women charged with crimes. Also provides information on the response of Native communities to domestic violence.

Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan

added 10/21/1996

This is a coalition comprised of people and agencies who work in batterer intervention services, battered women's service organizations, and those involved in a coordinated community response to domestic violence in Michigan. Their site includes a listing of state standards for batterer intervention programs.

Batterer Intervention Services of Michigan: AQUILA

added 07/26/2010

"The AQUILA Working Group is dedicated to providing accurate, evidence-based information about batterer intervention programs and their impact on men who batter. Research on evaluation of batterer intervention programs is also included."

Blue Campaign: Once Voice. One Mission. End Human Trafficking.

added 01/14/2013

The Blue Campaign unites the work of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) components to combat human trafficking through a variety of efforts, such as enhanced public awareness, training, victim assistance, and law enforcement investigations.

Board on Children, Youth, and Families

added 05/09/2002
National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Website. Addresses a variety of policy-relevant issues related to the health and development of children, youth, and families. Links to information about the Committee on Adolescent Health and Development, projects, publications, meetings, staff and contact information, frequently asked questions, an e-newsletter, and more.

Braun Consulting Group

added 09/06/2001

Posts workplace violence information and resources.

Break The Cycle

added 03/04/2009

Break the Cycle engages, educates and empowers youth to build lives and communities free from domestic and dating violence.

British Columbia Human Rights Coalition

added 04/16/2001

Website gives information about the organization and posts publications. The coalition gives information, advice and advocacy for individual complainants; consultation and workshop organization for unions, employers, and other groups; and papers and presentations on human rights issues for meetings, conferences and media.

Building Blocks for Youth

added 07/23/2002

Building Blocks for Youth is an alliance of children's advocates, researchers, law enforcement professionals and community organizers that seeks to protect minority youth in the justice system and promote rational and effective justice policies.

Building Comprehensive Solutions: A project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

added 09/04/2012

Building Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence is an initiative to help domestic violence organizations collaborate more effectively in their communities and build visions, policies, and practices that respond to the current realities facing battered women and their families, especially those living in poverty.

Bureau For At-Risk Youth

added 05/12/1998

This company provides dvd's, bookmarks, pamphlets, and other resources teaching youth about preventing violence and conflict resolution.

Bureau of Justice Statistics Clearinghouse

added 09/16/2008

"BJS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. "

Bursting the Bubble

added 06/25/2003
Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre

This website, geared towards children and teens, provides quizzes to help recognise family violence, stories from young people, tips for developing a safety plan, answers to questions about telling police, child protection or counsellors about abuse, leaving home and the issues to consider, and helping a friend. This organisation provides professional education and resources. The ‘Bursting the Bubble’ website was developed in consultation with counsellors, teachers, child protection professionals, and teenagers in schools and in youth refuges. It was funded by the Victorian government's Community Support Fund.

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities

added 09/16/2008

"Organizing Asian Communities (also known as Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence) was founded by Asian women in 1986 as one of the first organizations in the United States to mobilize Asian communities to counter anti-Asian violence. CAAAV focuses on institutional violence that affects immigrant, poor and working-class communities such as worker exploitation, concentrated urban poverty, police brutality, Immigration Naturalization Service detention and deportation, and criminalization of youth and workers."

California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The purpose of The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) is to promote public policy, and provide advocacy, training, and technical assistance on the issue of sexual assault.

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

added 06/04/2008

The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) website is designed to: "Serve as an online connection for child welfare professionals, staff of public and private organizations, academic institutions, and others who are committed to serving children and families. Provide up-to-date information on evidence-based child welfare practices. Facilitate the utilization of evidence-based practices as a method of achieving improved outcomes of safety, permanency and well-being for children and families involved in the California public child welfare system."

California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

Coalition representing the needs and interests of battered women and their children throughout the state of California. Website includes information about programs/projects, alliance news, legislation, links to resources, call to action, and employment.

Campus Outreach Services

added 08/13/1999

Offers sexual assault, dating violence, and healthy relationship education and awareness through lists of presenters and presentation topics.

Captive Daughters

added 03/02/2012

Captive Daughters is the first anti-trafficking group established in California. Their goal is to bring public attention to and call for the elimination of the forced prostitution of women and children. Their mission is to mobilize the global will to end the sex trafficking of women and children through public education and creative media.

Carter Center

added 05/01/2000

Strives to relieve suffering caused by war, poverty, poverty, and disease by advancing peace and health in neighborhoods and nations around the globe. Information on peace and health programs are posted on this site.

Cause of Death: Woman

added 02/27/2012

Cause of Death: Woman is an investigative report on violence against women. One in three women around the world is subjected to physical, sexual or some other form of violence during her lifetime. Between 2010 and 2012 the investigators examined the situation in ten countries. In each country they met women who had survived violence and people working for change. With the help of relatives they were also able to tell the stories of women who have been killed. The website contains over 150 articles from all over the world. You can also download course material and a Do-It-Yourself exhibition.

Cell Phones For Life, Inc

added 06/14/2005

Cell Phones For Life, Inc. mission is to provide free emergency use cell phones for the elderly, disabled, and battered women's shelters. These phones are used for emergencies only and provide a sense of freedom and security.

Center for Child Protection and Family Support, Inc.

added 06/04/2008

The Center offers community-level services directly to children and their families, and trains professionals on child welfare issues. Most of our services are provided at not cost, and address the diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds of families.

Center for Court Innovation

added 04/13/2001

Promotes new thinking about how courts can solve difficult problems like quality-of-life crime, domestic violence, and child neglect. Website posts information about the center and their findings.

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.

Center for Health and Gender Equity

added 04/22/2002

Organization works to create changes in policy and program across the areas of family planning, sexually transmitted diseases and gender violence, and to advocate for development policies that promote women's rights and autonomy.

Center for Impact Research

added 05/04/2000

CIR is a Chicago-based not-for-profit organization that works towards elimination of poverty through grass-roots research aimed at identifying innovative policy strategies better reflecting low-income persons' needs. CIR's projects all result in new poverty solutions crafted in collaboration with low-income persons, community-based organizations, and governmental agencies.

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.

Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking

added 12/23/1996
University of Minnesota

The Center is committed to the development of community-based restorative responses to crime and violence which strengthen community safety and social harmony.

Center for Sex Offender Management

added 05/30/2002
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Organization works to enhance public safety by preventing further victimization through improving the management of adult and juvenile sex offenders who are in the community. Activities include an information exchange, trainings, technical assistance, and more.

Center for the Pacific Asian Family

added 07/11/2010

Addresses domestic violence and sexual assault in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities within Los Angeles, CA. Provides a 24 hour hotline, domestic and sexual violence services, and prevention and community education programs.

Center for the Prevention of School Violence

added 12/18/1997

Provides resources on program assistance and research about school violence prevention. The Center is a nationally recognized resource for School Resource Officer Programs and has assisted many North Carolina school systems in their safe school planning efforts.

Center for Women's Global Leadership

added 10/17/1996

This Center seeks to develop an understanding of the ways in which gender affects the exercise of power and the conduct of public policy internationally. Their focus includes a global campaign to end violence against women.

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.

Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System London Family Court Clinic

added 02/11/2000

The Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System of the London Family Court Clinic is a non-profit agency in London, Ontario, Canada, which advocates for the special needs of children and families involved in the justice system. Peter G. Jaffe, PhD, Executive Director
254 Pall Mall Street, Suite 200
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5P6
Tel: 519-679-7250

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation - South Africa

added 07/22/1998

This Centre is a South African, non-governmental, multi-disciplinary unit concerned with policy formation, implementation, service delivery, education and training, and the provision of consultancy services. The Centre focuses on a wide range of violence-related issues.

CHANGE (Men Learning to End Their Violence to Women) Ltd.

added 06/05/2002

CHANGE offers consultancy and training to Criminal Justice Service staff and partner agencies in working with men convicted of violence towards their wives or female partners, and in developing appropriate services for women partners. Site includes information on training, publications,conferences,UK network information, & new organisation Respect
Service Region: general
Contact Info: Scotland, UK, based

Child Abuse Council of Santa Clara County

added 03/16/2000

Posts information about the Child Abuse Council and its activities, what is child abuse, child abuse prevention, mandated reporting, child abuse statistics, and treatment and specific programs within Santa Clara County.

Child Abuse Prevention Network

added 05/20/2000

Provides tools for professionals to support the identification, investigation, treatment, adjudication, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Child AbuseWatch.net

added 07/16/2009

Child AbuseWatch is a world wide organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. This website provides a centralized source of easy-to-access and understand child abuse prevention information. Other services include Crisis and Emergency Resource Referrals, Child Advocacy Activism, Law Enforcement/First Responder Resources, and offender tracking.

Child Advocates

added 05/20/2000

Child Advocates is an organization in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties (Bay Area, California) with over 500 volunteers working with abused and neglected children.

Child Development-Community Policing (CD-CP)

added 06/04/2008

The goal of the Child Development - Community Policing Program (CD-CP) is to heal the wounds that chronic exposure to violence inflicts on children and families. The CD-CP Program is a national model of a collaborative alliance among law enforcement, juvenile justice, domestic violence, medical and mental health professionals, child welfare, schools and other community agencies.

Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section

added 08/23/2001

Subsite of the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice website. CEOS contains information about child pornography, child predators, and traffickers of women and children including information on how to report child pornography on the Internet; investigating and prosecuting exploitation of children; safety tips for parents and children; international aspects of child exploitation; and more.

Child Find Canada

added 04/16/2001

Organization assists in the search for missing children in Canada. Delivers education and prevention programs pertaining to children's safety. Offers Child Fingerprinting Clinics: "All About Me I.D." Advocate for the rights of children. Website includes links, safety information, pictures of missing children, and event information.

Child Labor Coalition

added 02/06/2002

Serves as a national network for the exchange of information about child labor. Website includes links to consumer campaign, legislations, and best practice solutions, chld labor in the U.S., child labor around the world.

Child Trauma Academy

added 04/27/1996
Baylor College of Medicine

Addresses the maltreatment of children through direct clinical services, professional training, and research. Their website offers a publications, abstracts of ongoing research, and information for caregivers, and more. Includes online courses.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

added 03/15/2007

The Clearinghouse is a national resource for professionals seeking information on the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect and related child welfare issues. Databases, Publications, Links, and Funding sources are provided on their website.

Child Welfare League of America

added 12/11/1997

CWLA is the nation's oldest and largest organization devoted entirely to the well-being of America's vulnerable children and their families. Website includes links to information about advocacy, programs, how to donate, publications, giftables, conferences and trainings, consultation, member agencies, and corporate friends.

Child Welfare Partnership

added 10/15/1996

Program at Portland State University providing research, training, program development and graduate education. Their web site provides information about each aspect of the program, including extensive information about their research.

Child Witness to Violence Project

added 10/02/2001

A counseling, advocacy, and outreach project that focuses on the growing number of young children who are hidden victims of violence: children who are bystanders to community and domestic violence. Website includes information on the program's mission, services, related projects, CWTV staff, children & violence, how to find help, tips for caregivers, a calendar, and program resources.
Service region: Boston, MA


added 11/09/2000

Internet resource for information on child abuse and related issues. This e-zine was created to support, inform and encourage those dealing with any aspect of child abuse, in a positive non-threatening environment. Website posts information about child abuse, legislation, and events and trainings. Offers links and an electronic newsletter.

ChildHelp USA

added 02/10/2000

Organization in the field of child abuse prevention and treatment. Childhelp programs include: body safety education for children, abuse intervention training for adults who work with children, early enrichment programs for at-risk children and families, residential treatment for victims of severe child abuse, and 24-hour abuse crisis counseling and referral services.

Children Against Court Appointed Child Abuse CA3

added 12/31/2008

CA3 is an organization founded by adult Children who suffered Court Appointed Child Abuse and are trying to find their voices through ending CA-CA.

Children's Bureau Express

added 07/13/2001

Designed for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Supported by the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and published by the Child Welfare Information Gateway and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse.

Children's Defense Fund

added 09/16/2008

"The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for 35 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. We champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to health care, quality education, and a moral and spiritual foundation."

Children's Rights Online

added 09/12/2008

"We are a national advocacy group working to reform failing child welfare systems on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of abused and neglected children who depend on them for protection and care. Website contains new individual sections for each of our legal cases and policy projects, featuring an overview and a complete archive of related documents, fact sheets, printed reports, and press information."

Children's Safety Network

added 02/03/2000

Distributes materials on youth and violence prevention, including guides to data and educational resources and materials for parents.

Clackamas Women's Services

added 08/24/2007
Clackamas Women's Services

A great resource that provides information and facts about child exposure to domestic violence, all of which is documented by the Clackamas Women's Services in OR. Click on the links to review the services provided and the upcoming events.

Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly

added 03/16/2003

This web site allows interested researchers to search for reference materials related to various aspects of elder abuse, neglect, self-neglect and ageism. At this time, the database contains annotated abstracts of materials from the current year back through 1993, and provides information on obtaining references from previous years. CANE is a partner of the National Center on Elder Abuse.
Contact Info: Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE) University of Delaware Dept. of Consumer Studies Allison Hall West - Rm. 211 Newark, DE 19716 telephone: (302) 831-3525 email: CANE-UD@udel.edu

Clearinghouse On Supervised Visitation

added 03/11/2002
Institute for Family Violence Studies, School of Social Work, Florida State University

Offers: Information Updates; Training Manuals; Law Enforcement Manuals; Newsletters; and information about Florida Visitation Centers, and National/International Visitation Centers, and How To Start a Supervised Visitation Center.

Clery Center for Security on Campus

added 04/18/2013

The Clery Center for Security On Campus is a nonprofit dedicated to preventing violence, substance abuse and other crimes on college and university campuses across the United States, and to compassionately assist the victims of these crimes. Four core elements define their work and benchmark successful attainment of their mission- Policy, Education, Training, and Advocacy.

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women

added 01/05/1998

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women is a feminist non-governmental organization (NGO) that promotes women's human rights. The Coalition is composed of regional networks and affiliated international groups. They work internationally to combat sexual exploitation in all its forms, especially prostitution and trafficking in women.

Coalition of South Asian and Middle Eastern Organizations

added 06/22/1999

CAMEO aims to empower comunities by ending family violence in South Asian and Middle Eastern communities. They provide support services, and promote awareness through education, training, and advocacy. For more information contact dearcameo@hotmail.com.

Code Amber Child Safety Programs

added 08/02/2003

Code Amber is the nationally recognized leader in child safety. Our organization is on the forefront of the Amber Plans and Amber Alerts nationwide. We regularly appear at corporate sponsored child safety events to increase parental awareness of child safety issues, products and services. Please review our site and contact us for your next child safety fair or child safety event.

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 12/07/1999

The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is a statewide, grassroots, nonprofit organization that has been coordinating services for battered women and their families since 1978. Its mission is "to prevent and eliminate domestic violence in all forms at all levels of society through comprehensive coordination of services, training, and technical assistance, community education, advocacy, action and funding."

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations working together for freedom from sexual violence.

Colorado General Assembly

added 10/24/2001

Website offers many links to information sources including: Current Regular Session Information, Current Special Session Information, Contact Information; Service Agencies; General Legislative Resources; Session Laws; Bill Digest; Capitol Tour; and more.

Commission on Human Rights

added 09/19/2001

UN Commission uses the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a yardstick to review observance of human rights worldwide, discuss reported violations, consider new ways to promote and protect human rights, and encourage countries to respect their populations' basic rights and freedoms. Website includes information on the UN Commission, U.S. Delegation, Statements and Press Releases, Human Rights Reports, Key Background Documents, and Useful Links.

Committee for Children: Leaders in Youth Violence Prevention and Social-Emotional Learning

added 09/29/1997

Provides classroom curricula for the prevention of child abuse and youth violence. They also offer training and parent education, and conduct original research.

Communities Against Rape and Abuse

added 08/09/2005

CARA is a Seattle-based 501(c)(3) grassroots organization that promotes a broad agenda for liberation and social justice while prioritizing anti-rape work as the center of our organizing. We use community organizing, critical dialogue, artistic expression, and collective action as tools to build safe, peaceful, and sustainable communities. Our blog provides a Black feminist analysis of contemporary politics, debates & local Seattle issues.

Community Solutions for Children, Families, and Individuals, Inc. -- La Isla Pacifica

added 06/04/2008

A human service agency providing services in mental health, youth support, domestic violence and sexual assault, court and community referrals, and transitional housing for singe youth parents.

Community United Against Violence (CUAV)

added 06/29/2010

CUAV offers violence prevention services (particularly for hate and domestic violence) to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Congresso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.

added 06/04/2008

"As a holistic human service agency, Congreso offers a wide range of adult and youth services including: truancy intervention, out-of-school time youth development programs, workforce development, drug and alcohol counseling, housing counseling, health education, teen pregnancy prevention and intervention, maternal and child health programs, and HIV/AIDS services."

Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Membership organization working to end domestic violence by changing the social conditions, beliefs and social actions that perpetuate abuse against women and children. Website includes links to "About CCADV," CCADV initiatives, what is dv?, services in Connecticut, safety planning, dating violence, and other links.

Connecticut General Assembly

added 10/24/2001

Website offers information on the House; Senate; Offices; Committees; Agencies; Legislature; and Connecticut General Statutes. A quick search allows the user to find a legislative bill by number.

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services

added 12/16/1996

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc. (CONNSACS) is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs, which work to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy.

Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

added 02/08/2000

Educates and aids in the prevention of partner violence. The alliance was founded on the belief that through the workplace the corporate community can make a significant contribution to ending and preventing partner violence.

Creating a Partner Violence Workplace Policy

added 10/01/2005
Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

This web page, developed by the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, describes points to consider when creating a workplace policy about partner violence. The site also offers facts, figures, articles and advice for corporations. Information covers dating violence, domestic violence, employee education, safety, support, security and more.

Crimes Against Children Research Center

added 02/13/2001

The Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire provides high quality research and statistics to the public, policy makers, law enforcement personnel, and other child welfare practitioners. CCRC is concerned with research about the nature of crimes including child abduction, homicide, rape, assault, and physical and sexual abuse as well as their impact.

Culture Care Connection

added 10/28/2009

This Web site has resources to improve culturally competent health care. Developed by Stratis Health and funded by UCare, it is the first Minnesota-focused online resource devoted to the subject. Among the site's tools is a free assessment for health care organizations to determine how well they meet the federal Office of Minority Health's national Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services standards. It also has information on enhancing culturally sensitive services and understanding specific patient populations.

Dade County Domestic Violence Division

added 06/04/2008

Miami-Dade County has forged a cooperative effort between the court, government agencies, and those in the community who are committed to effectively addressing family violence through the justice system.

Dads & Daughters

added 02/05/2010

"Dads and Daughters is the national advocacy nonprofit for fathers and daughters. DADs inspires fathers to actively and deeply engage in the lives of their daughters and galvanizes fathers and others to transform the pervasive cultural messages that devalue girls and women."

Day One Center

added 05/23/2006

Day One is the sole agency in the state of RI organized specifically to deal with issues of sexual assault as a community concern. Its mission is to reduce the prevalence of sexual violence and to support and advocate for those affected by it. We will support and stand by women, men, children and families from day one.

Deaf Vermonters Advocacy Services

added 03/11/2013

The mission of Deaf Vermonters Advocacy Services (DVAS) is to enrich the lives of people with hearing loss by providing access to services, education and advocacy around sexual and domestic violence. Site includes 4 ASL videos: Red Flags, What is Abuse, Deaf Victims Guide to Staying at a Shelter, and What DVAS Does.


added 07/30/2009

DeafHope is a nonprofit organization, established for and by Deaf women in January 2003. Their mission is to end domestic violence and sexual assault against Deaf women and children through empowerment, education, services, and they also offer training and technical assistance to other agencies serving Deaf survivors.

Deana's Fund: Acting to Prevent Violence

added 02/14/2002

This organization develops and produces comprehensive educational theater programs on relationship violence for grades K-12, colleges, workplaces, and communities.

Delaware Coaltion Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Member organization striving to create an environment in which those victimized by domestic violence become empowered. The Coalition also seeks to eliminate the institutional and personal abuse of power that creates the conditions under which domestic violence is condoned. Website also includes information about DCADV membership, calendar of events, resources and referrals, and links.

Delaware General Assembly

added 10/24/2001

Website posts links to the State Senate; House of Representatives; Bill Tracking; On-line publications; General Information; Legislative Divisions; Contact Information; and Meeting Notices and Agendas. Also includes a list of related links.

Delaware, Sexual Assault Network

added 12/17/2003

CONTACT Delaware provides telephone counseling, crisis intervention, information, referral, education, and prevention services for persons in crisis and for persons in need of listening services.

Disabled Women on the Web

added 07/30/2009

Disabled Women on the Web was established by Corbett O'Toole of the Disabled Women's Alliance to provide information, resources, and support for women with disabilities to continue to change the world. Among many topics, the site includes information on lesbians and queers with disabilities, violence, and health.

District of Columbia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Coalition coordinates advocacy, direct service, education, research, and training for the D.C. area. Website includes crisis resource information.

District of Columbia Rape Crisis Center

added 12/17/2003

The DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) provides services to victims of sexual violence, a resource library, trainings for professionals, and community education programs.

Domestic Abuse Counseling Center

added 06/30/1997

A non-profit organization whose mission is to end partner violence in western Pennsylvania through counseling abusers; collaborating with social service agencies, criminal justice systems, victim-advocate agencies, and health organizations; and promoting public awareness and education.

Domestic Abuse Project

added 05/20/2000

Domestic Abuse Project is a multi-service agency for battered women, men who batter and their children serving the Minneapolis area. Dynamics of Domestic Violence Presentation is one of many training resources available from DAP. Other resources include manuals on groupwork with various populations and a manual on program evaluation.

Domestic Violence and Mental Health Policy Initiative

added 04/01/2003

The Domestic Violence and Mental Health Policy Initiative (DVMHPI) is a collaborative effort designed to mobilize a comprehensive response to the mental health needs of domestic violence survivors and their children. DVMHPI provides publications, resource center information, and direct service information.

Domestic Violence Knowledge Path

added 10/21/2008
Maternal and Child Health Library

"The knowledge path has been compiled by the Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University and presents a selection of current, high-quality resources about identifying and responding to domestic violence within the home and the community.This knowledge path is aimed at health professionals, program administrators, policymakers, advocates, researchers, employers, and victims of abuse and their families. "

Domestic Violence Prevention Network in Vietnam

added 02/18/2009

The purpose of DOVIPNET is to establish a network in order to promote domestic violence prevention work in Vietnam. Through this network, interested individuals also may share experiences, initiatives and co-operate together to end domestic violence in particular and violence against women in general.

Domestic Violence: Make it Your Business

added 05/30/2002

Posts information about the facts of domestic violence and its impact on all our workplaces. Provides information for employers, lawyers, victims, perpetrators, and co-workers of victims or perpetrators. Includes community resources.

Dove, Inc., Domestic Violence Program

added 06/04/2008

Dove is a coalition of religious organizations, volunteers, and advocates that seeks to coordinate efforts to address unmet human needs and social injustices. Dove works for justice, equality and understanding among all people.

Dwa Fanm

added 01/20/2010

"Dwa Fanm's (meaning "Women's Rights" in Creole) mission is to empower all women and girls with the freedom to define and control their own lives. Through service, education, advocacy and grassroots programs, Dwa Fanm works to end discrimination, violence, and other forms of injustice in New York City and abroad."

Emerge: Counseling and Education to End Domestic Violence

added 05/30/2002

Organization offers group counseling for men who have verbally, mentally or physically abused a woman in a relationship. Includes discussion of the connection between domestic violence and child abuse. Website includes information on domestic violence, information for partners, battered women programs, training for counselors, resource links and more.
Service region: Cambridge, Quincy, Lowell, and Roxbury, Massachusetts

End Child Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking International

added 10/01/1998

ECPAT International is an international coalition of agencies and individuals dedicating its work to the issues of child pornography and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes. Their web site includes links to ECPAT network members around the world.

End Stalking in Arizona

added 11/02/2000

Information about stalking, traits of stalkers, how stalking affects the workplace, safety tips, building your case, court orders, victims' rights, and how you can help stop stalking.

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.

Ending Violence Association of British Columbia

added 03/04/2011

The Ending Violence Association of BC's mandate is to provide support and training, undertake research, develop and distribute resources and tools, educate the public and government bodies on the needs of victims of violence, develop and maintain standards for the provision of service, and foster the development of cross-sectoral coordination and collaboration.

Engagingmen.net: A Gender Justice Information Networ

added 11/02/2010

ENGAGINGMEN.NET is an information network for people around the world who are interested in engaging boys and men in gender justice, supporting women's empowerment, ending violence against women and the spread of HIV/AIDS, promoting responsible fatherhood, healthy relationships, and more.

Equality Now

added 09/16/2008

"Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses. "

European Roma Rights Center

added 09/16/1996

The European Roma Rights Center is an international non-governmental organization which combats human rights abuses against Roma peoples in Europe.

European Women's Lobby

added 01/20/2012

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest umbrella organization of women’s associations in the European Union (EU), working to promote women’s rights and equality between women and men.

EuroPRO-Fem: European Menprofeminist Network

added 02/10/2010

"Backed by the European Community, our aims are to deconstruct the male gender, carry out more critical analysis of the modes of male domination, try to understand how macho, homophobic societies make us into dominating men, and assert our desire to live in peace without violence, without war between men and without oppression of women. The network is open to all men and women, groups, networks, publications, etc. who want to strive for a non-patriarchal society that rejects violence, homophobia and any gender-based discrimination."

EVAW International On-Line Training Institute

added 03/07/2010

The institute provides opportunities for interested professionals to expand their knowledge of cutting edge developments in the criminal justice and community response to sexual assault, with particular emphasis on those crimes committed by someone who is known to the victim. Participants can work through training modules to learn and review new information and then apply this newly acquired knowledge in realistic and interactive scenarios, as well as assessment methods such as quizzes, tests, and case studies.

Face to Face International

added 10/08/2001

An international campaign to give voice to the millions of women denied basic human rights and freedoms. The goal of Face to Face is to increase global awareness that women's rights are human rights. This website gives information on recent news, activities and events, partners and projects, celebrity field visits, companies making a difference, and a photo exhibition.

FaithTrust Institute

added 10/26/2005

This website contains information about the intersection of religious issues and child abuse, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and clergy misconduct.

Family Renewal Shelter

added 11/08/2009

Located in Tacoma, Washington, the organization operates a national 24-hour crisis line for victims of domestic violence, provides basic emergency services, an on-site technology center, survival self-defense classes, spiritual support, pet therapy, an animal kennel for victims’ pets, Cars for Families Program, educational scholarships, relocation help and transitional housing.

Family Violence Coalition

added 06/04/2008

"The Center offers hope and healing as it treats child abuse and domestic violence victims, providing long-term therapeutic support for them and their non-offending family members. The Center brings together a dedicated child abuse medical team, therapists, law enforcement, child welfare workers, prosecutors and domestic violence advocates to provide comprehensive treatment for these families and to hold perpetrators accountable."

Family Violence Outreach Program -- Coordinating Council for Children in Crisis, Inc

added 06/04/2008

CCCC works to prevent abuse, neglect and victimization across the life span and to serve those affected by providing home visiting and outreach, parenting education, family strengthening activities, counseling and advocacy to children and adults.

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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Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center (FJSRC)

added 07/06/1999
Urban Institute

FJSRC provides online access to the BJS Federal Justice Statistics Program database about cases processed in the Federal criminal justice system. Users may interactively query the database and download datasets for more detailed analysis. Data for 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996 are available online.

Fellowship of Reconciliation

added 12/16/1996

Committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change. They educate, train, build coalitions, and engage in nonviolent and compassionate actions locally, nationally, and globally.

Feminist International Radio Endeavour Disabled Women's Section

added 07/30/2009

A Web space focusing on women with disabilities. Areas covered are activism, opportunities, rights and issues important to women with all types of disabilities.

Feminist Majority Foundation

added 09/16/2008

"The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists - both women and men, girls and boys - are the majority, but this majority must be empowered. "

Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

added 02/10/2010

"Offers counseling services to victims of abuse. The centre initiated a “Men’s Program Against Violence Against Women”, which involves training for male advocates on gender awareness, definitions and dynamics of violence against women, and exploration of men’s attitudes toward women and violence. They also conduct trainings for military and police to sensitize men on gender issues, violence against women and human rights."

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

FCADV serves as the professional association for Florida's 38 domestic violence centers. FCADV works towards ending violence through public awareness, policy development, and support for Florida's domestic violence centers. Website includes information about projects, centers, training and events, about FCADV, 2002 Legislation, DV and elders, and more.

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

added 12/17/2003

The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence (FCASV) is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to victims and survivors of sexual violence and the sexual assault crisis programs who serve them.

Focus Adolescent Services

added 07/27/2001

Information, resources, and support for families with troubled teens, including State Directory of Family Help. Information on Abuse; Anger in Our Teens and in Ourselves; Adolescent Sex Offenders; Teen Violence. Speakers available.
Contact Info: Toll-free helpline 1-877-362-8727

FORGE (For Ourselves: Reworking Gender Expression)

added 06/20/2010

A national education, advocacy, and support umbrella organization that provides victim services to persons who identify as transgender. It also offers training and technical assistance to the sexual assault service providers who serve this population.

Foster Care Central

added 03/27/2009

Foster Care Central is an online resource that was created for all those dedicated individuals who are working to improve the lives of foster youth. Members include foster and adoptive parents, kinship caregivers, social workers, and CASA workers. Foster Care Central provides a platform for the exchange of information, resources, and discussions to better support foster youth.

Freedom and Justice Center

added 12/15/1998

The Freedom and Justice Center conducts research and develops models and materials aimed at improving public policy and the law, the legal system and the legal profession in matters related to prostitution and other areas of the sex industry. Recognizing prostitution as inherently violent, we do not support the decriminalization, regulation or legalization of prostitution.

Futures Without Violence

added 03/20/2013

"We advance the health, stability, education, and security of women and girls, men and boys worldwide. In 1994, Futures Without Violence was instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by the US Congress. Striving to reach new audiences and transform social norms, we train professionals such as doctors, nurses, athletic coaches, and judges on improving responses to violence and abuse. As well, we work with advocates, policy makers and others to build sustainable community leadership and educate people everywhere about the importance of respect and healthy relationships – the relationships that all individuals, families, and communities need and deserve."

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project

added 05/30/2002

Organization provides community education and direct services for clients. Offers a crisis line (1.800.832.1901), shelter, guidance, and resources to allow gay, bisexual, and transgender men in crisis to remove themselves from violent situations and relationships. Website includes information about domestic violence, survivor stories, information on getting involved, and more.
Service region: Massachusetts


added 02/25/2009

A website to give women a voice in the field of information and communication technologies and to help combat cybercrime against women around the world.

Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in the capital city of Atlanta.

Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA) coordinates and supports a multidisciplinary approach to public and professional education, advocacy, and service for sexual assault centers and service providers.

Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women

added 02/14/2002

Member organization coordinating, organizing and facilitating work on issues related to trafficking in persons and women's labour migration in virtually every region of the world. Website includes information about GAATW, GAATW Activities, Publications, GAATW Newsletter, Resource Center, Human Rights Standards for the Treatment of Trafficked Persons and Recommendations, and Anti-Trafficking Documents.

Global Fund for Women

added 01/20/2010

The Global Fund for Women is a nonprofit grantmaking foundation that advances women's human rights worldwide.

Gloucester Men Against Domestic Abuse

added 02/10/2010

"Gloucester Men Against Domestic Abuse (GMADA) is a non-incorporated association, staffed by volunteers, whose goal is to work toward ending domestic violence in Gloucester, Massachusetts. In Gloucester over 500 men from a variety of backgrounds have declared that in the community's work sites, coffee shops, locker rooms, schools, homes, and even in bars, domination of women is no longer seen as a way to be a strong man."

Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law

added 06/04/2008

The Harriett Buhai Center provides family law and domestic violence assistance to low-income families in Los Angeles through the efforts of volunteer lawyers, paralegals and students.

Hate Watch

added 11/10/1998

HateWatch is a web-based not-for-profit organization that monitors the growing and evolving threat of hate groups on the Internet. HateWatch offers assistance to academicians, activists and victims of hate crimes. They have an email newsletter.

Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

An inter-island-wide coalition located in the city of Honolulu.

Hero Project

added 07/06/2010

A project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and is a community-based, media-driven, child sexual abuse prevention program designed to educate and motivate adult community members to call the 24-hour HERO Hotline if they suspect child sexual abuse.

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention

added 10/06/1997
The U.S. Department of Education, contracting to Education Development Center, Inc.

Provides information on sexual assault related to substance abuse, as well as other violence-related information. Provide training, technical assistance, publications, and other resources to assist colleges and universities in their alcohol, other drug, and violence prevention efforts.

Home: The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network

added 05/13/2011

The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network supports and strengthens research, knowledge and learning surrounding the recovery and reintegration of children affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking globally.

Hope's Door

added 02/05/2010

Hope's Door is a shelter and counseling center that offers comprehensive programs and services that are designed to help break the cycle of domestic abuse. Hope's Door provides direct intervention and prevention services to Texas families affected by domestic abuse in Collin County, Dallas County, and surrounding areas.

Hot Peach Pages

added 07/21/2005

This website has an international inventory of hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centres and women's organizations, searchable by country, plus an index of domestic violence resources in over 70 languages.

Hull: Helping kids and families achieve success in their lives

added 06/14/2011

Hull Child and Family Services of Calgary, Alberta, is non-profit agency with expertise in issues that challenge children, families and communities. Areas of intervention include the effects of child maltreatment, abuse and neglect, issues involving mental illness, behavioural disorders, sexual victimization, addiction, developmental delay, poverty and depression. Hull's service continuum ranges from prevention and early intervention through to residential programs, and includes mental health and addiction services, in-home support, mentors, educational programs, family therapy, foster and kinship care, residential treatment and supported independent living.

Human Rights Watch

added 05/20/2000

Human Rights Watch has information about their regional offices, campaigns, and research papers on human rights abuses worldwide.

Human Rights: Our Common Aspiration

added 04/22/2002
International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism

Oraganization devoted to eliminating all forms of discrimination around the world, forging international solidarity among discriminated minorities and advancing the international regine of human rights.

Human Trafficking

added 08/24/2007

The political and human rights issues related to human trafficking are discussed in this document. Critical thinking questions are posed, along with facts sheets and policy initiatives.

Human Trafficking Search

added 12/12/2013

This site offers multilingual data base filled with over 50,000 reports, documents, congressional testimonies and news articles on the topic of human trafficking.

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition targeting multiple issues of violence within communities.

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Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

added 12/17/2003

The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (ICASDV) is a not for profit organization formed on behalf of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance

added 02/12/2002

Includes links of interest to crime victims and advocates. Sidebar links include Get Help, Find Information!, Idaho Programs for Crime Victims, National Programs for Crime Victims, Idaho News, Events, Forum and more.

Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

A membership organization providing statewide training of service providers working with victims of domestic violence, information and referral to local resources, technical assistance to domestic violence programs statewide, public education materials, lending library, and implementing public policy. Website includes Illinois domestic violence program information, Internet safety tips, statistics, and links to the above mentioned programs.

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The purpose of the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) is two-fold: to end sexual assault violence and to alleviate the suffering of sexual assault victims.

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

added 06/14/2009
Legal Momentum, National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women, ASISTA, and Family Violence Prevention Fund

This special collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are in abusive relationships, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.

Incite! Women of Color Against Violence

added 11/21/2001

Advancing a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities through direct action, critical dialogue and grassroots organizing. Website includes information about how to get involved, conferences, activist institutes, their newsletter, current issues, and resources.

Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and The Resource Center

added 04/25/2003

ICADV is committed to the elimination of domestic violence through: providing public awareness and education; advocating for systemic and societal change; influencing public policy and allocation of resources; educating and strengthening coalition members; and, promoting the availability of comprehensive services.

Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault (INCASA) views itself as an organization working toward the elimination of sexual assault and realizes that its most important goal must be to achieve its own non-existence.

Indiana General Assembly

added 10/24/2001

Website includes information on the Session Calendar; Interim Information; Bills and Resolutions; Legislators; Publications and Other Documents; Law and Administrative Rules; and Session Rules, Journals, and Archive.

Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity

added 12/23/1996

This site is an extensive resource that is intended to serve as a central resource for those interested in conflict resolution and ethnic conflict. Posted information includes an Information Bank, Training Programs, Bibliography Database and Researcher Database through the Conflict Data Service; issues of Ethnic Conflict Research Digest, a journal of peer reviews; news and events; and publications and papers.

Institute for Community Peace

added 09/14/2011

The Institute for Community Peace (ICP) is a national organization dedicated to transforming community by changing the structures that cause social problems. ICP works to bridge the application of best practice, research, and innovation to provide tools, trainings and technical assistance to a broad audience of practitioners, funders and policymakers.

Institute for Safe Families

added 03/07/2010

Institute for Safe Families programs focus on training and education, prevention, and policy activities that will better serve the needs of Philadelphia families and communities that are at risk for or are experiencing interpersonal violence.

Institute for Women's Policy Research

added 07/21/1998

Maintains a Welfare Reform Research Coordination Project which often includes information about domestic violence and welfare reform.

Institute for Youth Development

added 07/06/1999

Promotes a comprehensive risk avoidance message to youth for five harmful risk behaviors that are inextricably linked: alcohol, drugs, sex, tobacco and violence. This website contains a news release titled New Analyses of National Data Reveal Risk, Protective Factors for Youth Violence and Other Risks, Leading Researchers Report at Capitol Hill Briefing.

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African-American Community

added 12/04/1997

This Institute provides an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and observers of family violence in the African American community will have the continual opportunity to articulate their perspective on family violence through research findings, the examination of service delivery and intervention mechanisms, and the identification of appropriate and effective responses to prevent/reduce family violence in the African American community.

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma

added 04/02/2002

National resource center that focuses specifically on issues of family violence, sexual assault, and child maltreatment. Provides workshops, resources, consultation and more.

International Center for Research on Women

added 06/24/2002

ICRW's mission is to improve the lives of women in poverty, advance women's equality and human rights, and contribute to the broader economic and social well-being. ICRW accomplishes this, in partnership with others, through research, capacity building, and advocacy on issues affecting women's economic, health, and social status.

International Child Resource Institute

added 05/14/1996

ICRI has been providing services for families and children locally and around the world. ICRI makes a difference by providing technical assistance and consultation to a wide variety of national and international organizations interested in such children's issues as child care, child abuse prevention, child survival, maternal and child health, placement alternatives for abandoned and traumatized children and the promotion of children's rights. ICRI has offices or collaborates with organizations around the world to provide services to children and families.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

added 12/23/1996

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission monitors and documents human rights abuses against gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered people, and people living with HIV and AIDS around the world.

International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region

added 06/16/2009

A network of 40 sexual and reproductive health organizations across North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Services provided range from sexuality education, contraceptive services, and prenatal care to HIV testing, abortion-related care, and screening for gender-based violence.

International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism

added 04/19/2000

This website offers information about International Terrorism (which includes terrorist organization profiles, a terror attack database, and information on state-sponsored terrorism), the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Counter-Terrorism. They also offer a database of articles relating to terrorism and a page on weblinks.

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

added 03/24/2000

The International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims promotes the provision of treatment and rehabilitation of torture victims globally and contributes to the prevention of torture. This has been done by focusing on support to the establishment of rehabilitation centres and programmes as well as through documentation, information, and training of health professionals.

International Save the Children Alliance

added 01/26/2001

The International Save the Children Alliance currently comprises 30 organizations around the world. Working in over 100 countries, Save the Children is the world's largest independent movement for children.

International Society for Child Abuse and Neglect

added 01/26/2001

ISPCAN's mission is to prevent cruelty to children in every nation, in every form: physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, street children, child fatalities, child prostitution, children of war, emotional abuse and child labor. ISPCAN is committed to increasing public awareness of all forms of violence against children, developing activities to prevent such violence, and promoting the rights of children in all regions of the world

International Victimology Website

added 01/17/2001

Resource for all those interested in improving justice for victims of crime and abuse of power. Features two databases (Victimology Research Database - victimology research in progress and Victim Services and Victimization Prevention Database -promising practices); a document and publications hosting page (including the UN Handbook on Justice for Victims and the Guide for Policymakers on the Implementation of the UN Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power); links to other victimology resources on the Internet; and a victimology news page and bulletin board.

International Women's Rights Action Watch

added 02/25/2002
Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

IWRAW is a resource and communications center on human rights of women and of children. They work directly with nongovernmental organizations throughout the world and with the United Nations facilitating use of international human rights law and processes for effective advocacy to improve the status of women, protect children, and promote gender equality. Primary subjects of concern include violence in the family, economic rights, family law, nationality.

Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Member organization encouraging excellence in service through support to member projects, accountability for the quality of services, and the development of model policies and practices. Website links to domestic violence services in Iowa, common questions, resources for teens, and more.

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 05/09/2003

The Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault was established to unite Iowa's sexual assault crisis centers. To better meet the needs of survivors, IowaCASA provides training, public policy activities, assistance to communities of color, resources and referrals.

Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline (pdf)

added 06/05/2003

The Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline is a 24-hour line providing support, information and referral services to survivors of sexual abuse, signifcant others, people concerned about sexual abuse and people seeking information and referral. All services are free of charge, confidential and available to women, men and children.

Jacob Wetterling Foundation

added 08/24/2001

Website includes information for children, teenagers, adults, and educators on how to keep yourself and others safe from sexual exploitation and abduction. Also includes information on a speakers bureau, stories of successful child-parent reunions, and a legislative watch.


added 02/12/2010

"Jagori is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource center that was established in 1984 in India. It works extensively on the impact of current economic and social processes on women’s lives and issues like communal violence, economic policies, reproductive and child health and violence against women."

Jewish Peace Fellowship

added 12/16/1996

A Jewish voice in the peace community and a peace voice in the Jewish community. JPF is a nondenominational Jewish organization committed to active nonviolence as a means of resolving conflict. This organization also supports the conscientious objection to military service.

Jewish Women International

added 01/17/2005

Jewish Women International, founded in 1897 as B'nai B'rith women, honors the concept of tikkun olam — repairing the world-through education, advocacy and action. Guided by a vision of a safe world for women and children, each of their anti-violence initiatives promotes the highest form of tzedakah by helping women and children become independent and help themselves.

Joint Center for Poverty Research

added 07/21/1998

A national and interdisciplinary community of researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago whose work advances the understanding of what it means to be poor and live in America.

Just Detention International

added 12/18/2009

Just Detention International (JDI) is a human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention. Also offers state by state resources for survivors.

Kansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in Topeka.

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

added 12/17/2003

The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) is a network of programs reaching across the state to end battering and sexual assault wherever it occurs.

Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs Inc

added 12/18/2002

The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. (KASAP) is the statewide coalition of the 13 rape crisis centers in the Commonwealth. This website provides resources for survivors, public and professionals.

Kentucky Domestic Violence Association

added 04/25/2003

The KDVA works to provide a strong, statewide voice on behalf of the domestic violence victims and their children by administering state and federal funds to fifteen of Kentucky's domestic violence programs serving Primary Service Providers in the Area Development Districts, promoting public awareness, operating a Certification Program for domestic violence staff, and among other things, advocating for state legislative initiatives to increase protection to domestic violence victims and their dependent children.

Kesa Kivel

added 04/22/2009
Kesa Kivel

An organization promoting gender equality and empowerment of women through free educational materials and resources. The resources are available to facilitators working with young girls and women, parents and guardians, social workers, counselors and therapists, and health providers.


added 06/30/2009

KidsRights, an organization based in the Netherlands, stands up for vulnerable children all over the world - children who fall victim to neglect, abuse, violence, exploitation, or discrimination, or run the risk of doing so. This organization runs projects all over the world and funds existing local projects with long-term support. They also cover all of a child's needs including healthcare, nutrition, education, accomodation, and attention.

Know More. Say More.

added 01/18/2011

This website provides information on the reproductive health consequences of violence and sexual coercion. "Know More about coercion, abuse & birth control sabotage and the consequences for our health."

LA Gay & Lesbian Center's STOP Partner Abuse Program

added 08/20/2001

Domestic violence in the LGBT community. Safety plan, services offered, where to find appropriate help, etc.
Service Region: Los Angeles, California

LAMBDA GLBT Community Services

added 06/29/2010

LAMBDA is dedicated to protecting gays and lesbians from discrimination and violence in homes, businesses, and schools through educational campaigns, nondiscrimination leadership, and antiviolence efforts. Projects include a youth outreach program, the Hate Crime National Hotline (1-800-686-HATE), and the online Hate Crime Network (which provides assistance to victims of hate crime).


added 02/19/2010

Offers information related to various types of crime prevention such as child abuse and domestic violence.

Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma

added 12/17/2009

An online resource for professionals and families seeking to learn more about child traumatic stress. CEU's are also provided for free to professionals taking any of their online courses.
For help click on "FAQ's" in the top left hand side of the screen.

Legal Momemtum: Advancing Women's Rights

added 08/12/2004

Legal Momentum advances the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy. Legal Momemtum also publishes a variety of materials related to violence, discrimination and harassment of women and girls.

Legal Momentum

added 09/16/2008

"Legal Momentum is the nation's oldest legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls. Our current program areas are: Employment and Housing Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence (EHRVDV), Equality Works Program, Immigrant Women Program, National Judicial Education Program, and Sexuality and Family Rights Program."

Lessons from Literature

added 11/15/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"Lessons from Literature is an innovative program that enlists English teachers from across the country to use the books and material they’re already teaching to facilitate discussion and build awareness about physical, verbal and sexual abuse."

Life and Peace Institute

added 01/23/2003

The Life & Peace Institute is an international and ecumenical centre for peace research and action. Founded in 1985 by the Swedish Ecumenical Council, LPI aims to further the causes of justice, peace and reconciliation through a combination of research, seminars and publications.

Lighthouse Institute/Chestnut Health Systems

added 06/04/2008

We offer a comprehensive scope of behavioral health and human services in Illinois.

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Statewide network of battered women's programs, supportive organizations, and individuals who share the goal of ending violence against women and children in Louisiana. Website includes links for safety planning for adults, safety planning for kids, what is domestic violence?, Louisiana law, who are your legislators?, statistics, current projects, conference information, links, and batterer intervention.

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LFASA) is a private nonprofit organization of the state's sexual assault crisis centers, as well as other agencies and individuals concerned about sexual violence. Their mission is to work toward the elimination of sexual violence through program support, education, and social change.

Love Is Respect - National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

added 02/16/2007

Loveisrespect.org is the online home of the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline. A community where one can find support and information to understand dating abuse.

Love Our Children USA

added 04/28/2002

Organization dedicated to redefining child abuse through aggressive public awareness and advocacy. Website offers information and resources for parents, childcare givers, kids and teens.

M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence

added 05/05/2000

Promotes and applies the principles of nonviolence locally, nationally, and globally, to prevent violence and resolve personal and public conflicts through research, education, and programming. The Institute was established to promote and teach the philosophy and practice of nonviolence to help reduce the violence that consumes our hearts, our homes, and our societies.

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

"The Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault is organized to put an end to sexual violence in Maine, and to ensure that there will be ongoing support and services for victims and survivors."

Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Member organization that provides services for victims of domestic abuse and their children; public education and school-based prevention programs; training for volunteers, professionals, and others; monitoring of batterers' intervention programs; development of public policy and supporting legislation that protects and empowers victims of domestic violence and holds perpetrators accountable; and visibility and a voice to groups that have traditionally been silenced. Website includes links for what is domestic violence?, providing help to someone else in need, domestic violence and related services in Maine, and more.

Mandatory Reporting Database

added 07/11/2010

"This database provides state-by-state information about child and elder abuse mandatory reporting laws. It includes who is required to report, standards, definitions, and other reporting procedures."

Marie Stopes International

added 07/24/2002

The Marie Stopes International provides sexual and reproductive health information. The organization also provides direct services to 3.3 million people worldwide in 38 countries.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University

added 05/05/2000

Contains information and links on the work of Dr. King.

Mary Kay Foundation Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program

added 10/14/2013

Every October, The Mary Kay Foundation observes National Domestic Violence Awareness Month by awarding grants to deserving women’s domestic violence shelters across the United States. In 2012, the Foundation awarded $20,000 grants to more than 150 women’s domestic violence shelters across the nation for a total of $3 million.

Who receives the grants?

Each year, the Foundation awards a grant to at least one domestic violence shelter in every state. Any remaining funds are distributed based on state population. Grant applications are reviewed by the Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Committee, which makes recommendations to the TMKF Board of Directors. After reviewing these recommendations, the Foundation’s Board of Directors selects the final grant recipients.
Get a domestic violence grant application
Domestic violence shelter grant applications are available from this Web site or from The Mary Kay Foundation from January 15 to April 30 each year. We announce grant recipients in the fall to coincide with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Inc. (MCASA) is a nonprofit organization founded to address the needs of victims of sexual crimes throughout the State. Its members are sexual assault crisis programs, law enforcement, legal practitioners, mental health and health care providers, and educators committed to eliminating sexual violence through community education and public policy advocacy.

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Member organization working to end domestic violence. Website includes news, legislative agenda, dv laws, service providers, how to get help, links, statistics, and more.

Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: Jane Doe, Inc.

added 05/27/1999

This website includes information on steps to safety and fact sheets for those who need help. They list an Online State Resource Guide with resources from all over Massachusetts.

Maternal and Child Health Library

added 10/21/2008

"Provides accurate, timely, and reliable information and resources pertaining to maternal and child health. The site also has a section on domestic violence publications, databases of data, literature and research."

Matthew's Place

added 10/21/1998

Matthew's Place is a website dedicated to the life of Matthew Shepard, and has been established as a permanent human rights community resource.

Men Against Sexual Violence

added 12/18/2009

Men Against Sexual Violence is a Project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. The organization offers resources and information on how men play a vital role in ending sexual violence.

Men Against Violence Against Women (MAVAW)

added 02/10/2010

"MAVAW's mission is to reduce, and eventually eradicate violence against women in society, using a multidisciplinary approach focusing on correcting behaviour skill and belief system deficits. MAVAW is a proactive way to take responsibility for male violence and to contribute towards the creation of a violent-free society. Located in Trinidad and Tobago."

Men Against Violence Against Women - MAVAW

added 02/05/2010

Men Against Violence Against Women's mission is to affect social change in the community by making men aware of the prevalence of violence against women. They develop creative and targeted marketing, education and communication tools to deliver the message that the issue is a man's issue as much as a woman's.

Men Against Violence and Abuse (MAVA)

added 02/10/2010

"MAVA is the first men's organization in India directly intervening against gender-based violence on women. MAVA’s mission is to bring about social change, particularly in traditional, male-dominated attitudes and help stop or prevent violence and abuse of women by working primarily with men."

Men Can Stop Rape

added 07/23/2001

Services include educational workshops for men wanting to play an active and positive role in their communities, as well as workshops and consultations for professionals. Website offers resources, a calendar of events, and more.

Men Ending Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Texas

added 02/05/2010

"This page aims to serve as a collection of resources for men, primarily in Texas, who are working to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our families and communities. It grew out of discussions during and subsequent to the 3rd Forum on Men's Work to End Violence Against Women organized by the Texas Council on Family Violence March 20-22, 2002 in Austin, Texas. At present it contains links to external resources, and a featured article or poem of the month. "

Men For Change

added 06/18/1996

Dedicated to promote positive masculinity and end sexism and violence. They are a men's group based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada that started after the Montreal Massacre in 1989. Men for Change maintains a number of links to other violence-related web sites. They also have an Education Programs to Prevent Violence page that lists violence prevention programs as well as resources on youth gangs.

Men of Strength Club

added 11/09/2010

As the youth development program of Men Can Stop Rape, Men of Strength club (MOST) is a violence prevention program that mobilizes young men to prevent sexual and dating violence.

Men Stopping Violence

added 06/18/1996

Men Stopping Violence is a group of men in Atlanta, GA, working to end male violence against women. Services include training and consultation and a batterers intervention program.

Men's Initiative for Jane Doe, Inc.

added 02/05/2010

"The Men's Initiative for Jane Doe Inc. (MIJD) is a collaboration of men's outreach projects throughout the state of Massachusetts organizing support from men in their communities for Jane Doe Inc. statewide and its member agencies locally. The purpose is to promote men's role in ending violence, abuse and oppression; To link, support and encourage men's projects to end violence; To build partnership with Jane Doe Inc. through it's member organizations."

Men's Resource Center of Western Massachusetts

added 02/11/2002

The mission of the Men's Resource Center is to support men, challenge men's violence, and develop men's leadership in ending oppression. Services include support groups, a youth education program, men overcoming violence programs, fathering services, Voice Male magazine, and public education trainings.

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.


added 12/18/2009

MenEngage is a global alliance committed to research, interventions, and policy initiatives that engage men and boys to reduce gender inequalities and promote the health and well-being of women, men, and children.

Mentors In Violence Prevention

added 02/10/2010

"The Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program is a gender violence prevention and education program based at Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society. The mission of MVP is to raise awareness about the level of men’s violence against women, challenge the thinking of mainstream society, open dialogue between men and women, and inspire leadership by empowering people with concrete options to effect change. "

Metro Action Committee on Public Violence Against Women and Children

added 03/28/2000

Promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence. They have education programs on personal safety, post information about preventing school violence, and have a database of over 4000 resources, including their own publications.

Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

added 02/12/2002

Member organization developing and promoting efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic and sexual violence in Michigan. Website includes links to information for survivors, locate help near you, The Resource Center, MCADSV members, public policy, employment, publications, Internet gateway, about MCADSV and support MCADSV.

Mid-Atlantic PANDA Coalition

added 05/25/2010

PANDA (Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness) is a program designed to train dental professionals and other healthcare providers to recognize and respond to signs of abuse and neglect in their patients.

Minnesota Child Response Center

added 10/14/2008

"The Minnesota Child Response Center (MNCRC) aims to integrate evidenced-based treatment models into the community systems of care for traumatized homeless and formerly homeles children in Minneapolis/St. Paul, and to create a continuum of care for highly diverse groups of underserved children and families."

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) is a coalition of sexual assault programs committed to ending sexual violence. To that end, the coalition provides technical assistance and support to member programs throughout the state of Minnesota. This includes ongoing training and education, development and distribution of educational materials, communities of color outreach, and public policy initiatives.

Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women

added 08/19/1999

MCBW advocates on behalf of battered women and their children in Minnesota. MCBW also publishes a diverse selection of books, workbooks, posters, manuals and handouts, including the curricula "My Family and Me", "Violence-Free", "Kids Workbook on Family Violence" and "Skills for Violence-Free Relationships". MCBW's curricula educate children about domestic violence, promote conflict resolution skills, and challenge the social messages that contribute to the acceptance and perpetuation of domestic violence.

Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center

added 10/18/2009

The Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC) is a non-profit social and educational services organization committed to the holistic growth and development of American Indian women and their families. They offer various services such as sexual assault advocacy, emergency shelter and supportive housing.

Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

added 08/24/2001

The Minnesota Internet Crimes Against Children (or ICAC) Task Force works with law enforcement agencies throughout Minnesota to investigate and prosecute those who exploit children on the Internet. The ICAC Task Force also works to educate parents and children about potential online risks.

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."

Missing Child Notice Program

added 08/24/2001

Website posts web posters of 10 missing children a month. If you happen to see any of these children or believe you may have information which could help authorities locate any of these children please contact the National Center for Exploited and Missing Children IMMEDIATELY at their 24 Hour Hotline at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).

Missing Children Society of Canada

added 10/03/2001

Organization provides a free search program to assist police and searching parents in the active, ongoing search for missing children. Website includes information about the search program, a photo directory, parent resources, safety information for kids, information on Missing Children's Day and how you can help.

Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in Jackson.

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide network of community-based programs and individuals providing shelter, support and advocacy to women who have experienced violence and their children. Website includes links to Missouri's Victim Assistance's Legacy, a bulletin board, member agencies, events calendar, justice system, Missouri resources, topical resources, 1-800 resources, and links.

Models for Change: Systems Reform In Juvenile Justice

added 07/11/2010

An organization that collaborates with selected states to advance juvenile justice reforms. Includes various evidence-based publications for practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers in the juvenile justice field.

Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

added 02/12/2002

Supports and facilitates networking among member organizations while advocating for social and systems change to eliminate sexual and domestic violence in Montana. Website inclues links to their programs, publications, task force, calendar, discussions, links, and more.

Ms. Foundation for Women

added 09/16/2008

"The Ms. Foundation delivers strategic grants, capacity building and leadership development to organizations at local, state, Tribal and national levels working for policy change and culture change across the broad areas of women’s health, economic justice, ending violence and building democracy."

National Alliance for Safe Schools

added 10/15/1998

This Alliance is a not-for-profit research, training and technical assistance organization dedicated to the promotion of an orderly educational environment.

National American Indian Court Judges Association

added 04/19/2000

The NAICJA is a non-profit organization primarily devoted to the support of Native American and Alaskan Native tribal justice sytems through education, information sharing, and advocacy.

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)

added 07/06/1999

NACJD offers an interactive data analysis system for selected NACJD studies. The user is able to produce cross-tabulations, descriptive statistics, and frequencies or subset cases into extracts that can be downloaded for further analysis. Several homicide, victimization and corrections studies are available.

National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect - Australia

added 10/24/2001

Contains educational resources for parents and professionals on child abuse and neglect, families, parenting, reporting information, and more. Also includes information on activities, programs, and family and community workshops.
Service Region: Australia for trainings.

National Center Against Violence

added 02/12/2010

"The National Center Against Violence is the first Government Organization in Mongolia to implement project against violence directed at women and children. They provide services to victims of domestic and other forms of violence, conduct research to determine the reasons for, and extent of, domestic violence."

National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse

added 06/01/2001

Serves as a resource for training, expert legal assistance, court reform and state-of-the-art information on criminal child abuse investigations and prosecutions. See the website for event, publication, and state statute information.

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 Center for Youth Law

added 09/16/2008

"NCYL provides a range of services to help foster parents, attorneys, health care providers, teachers, child welfare workers, and other advocates working on behalf of children and youth. Trainings on child welfare, economic security, health/mental health, and juvenile justice are provided."

National Center on Elder Abuse

added 05/08/1999

National Center on Elder Abuse is a national elder abuse resource center designed to disseminate elder abuse information to professionals and the public. Their website contains many resources, FAQ's and state by state information.

National Center on Poverty Law

added 07/21/1998

Includes information about domestic violence. To access over 500,000 case pleadings and other documents from the Poverty Law Library, and to access Clearinghouse Review articles prior to 1997, you must subscribe to their site.

National Centre for the Protection of Older People, Ireland

added 01/29/2010

The National Center for the Protection of Older People is funded by the Health Service Executive (Ireland) and based in University College Dublin, Ireland.
This website contains many resources for education, training and research in the area of elder abuse.

National Children's Alliance

added 01/26/2001

A not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide training, technical assistance and networking opportunities to communities seeking to plan, establish and improve Children's Advocacy Centers.

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life

added 09/16/2008

"NCALL provides training and technical assistance on abuse in later life. In addition, NCALL staff members are available to train audiences including professionals from domestic violence and sexual assault programs, the aging network, adult protective services, criminal justice, health care, faith based and other areas. "

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 09/03/1996

Grassroots non-profit organization providing a national network for state coalitions and local programs, national level public policy, technical assistance, community awareness campaigns, general information and referrals, and publications.

National Coalition Against Violent Athletes

added 07/08/2002

The purpose of The National Coalition Against Violent Athletes is to educate the public on a variety of issues regarding athletes and violent behavior, while also providing support to the victims, including but not limited to, advocacy, referrals and research. We also strive to promote positive athlete development through education, support and accountability.

National Coalition for the Homeless

added 09/16/2008

The national coalition for the homeless is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a the mission of ending homelessness.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

added 09/16/2008

"NCAVP is a coalition of programs that document and advocate for victims of anti-LGBT and anti-HIV/AIDS violence/harassment, domestic violence, sexual assault, police misconduct and other forms of victimization."

National Compadres Network (NCN)

added 02/05/2010

"NCN is a national effort whose focus is the reinforcement of the positive involvement of Latino males in the lives of their families, communities, and society. Their mission is to strengthen, rebalance, and redevelop the traditional Chicano/Latino “compadre” extended family system by encouraging, supporting and re-rooting the positive involvement of males in our families and community and preventing/reducing the incidence of alcohol, substance abuse, family/community violence and other oppressive behaviors."

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

added 02/11/2000

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) works to ensure justice for every family and every child in every court throughout this country. Areas of work include: Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Neglect, and Juvenile Justice.

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence

added 01/31/2001

NCCAFV's commitment is to assist victims of child abuse, spouse/partner abuse and elder abuse and to prevent family violence through public awareness, education and program development.

National Crime Prevention Council

added 10/03/2001

Working to enable people to create safer and more caring communities by addressing the causes of crime and violence and reducing the opportunities for crime to occur. Website includes information on their multiple prevention programs, local initiatives, training and tools, public service campaigns, community action and more.

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 Criminal Justice Reference Service

added 07/16/1996

NCJRS offers extensive reference and referral services to help you find answers to your questions about crime and justice-related research, policy, and practice. This is a good resource for sexual and domestic violence statistics.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database

added 02/18/2000

Contains summaries of more than 150,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research.

National Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc.

added 02/08/2000

Offers training in the management of disruptive and assaultive behavior. Website offers tips for reducing the risk of violence in the workplace, free posters, and listings of CPI's training programs. They focus on the following professional discipline areas: education, health, business, mental health, corrections/security/police, human services/government, and youth services.

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect

added 05/20/2000

NDACAN facilitates the secondary analysis of research data relevant to the study of child abuse and neglect. Their website includes datasets, publications, informationon their trainings, a discussion group (Child-Maltreatment-Research-L), and other resources.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

added 09/16/2008

This organization provides training to activists on issues surrounding the LGBT community and organizes campaigns for the equality of the LGBT community.

National Immigration Forum

added 09/16/2008

"The National Immigration Forum is the nation’s premier immigrant rights organization. The Forum advocates and builds public support for public policies that welcome immigrants and refugees and are fair to and supportive of newcomers to our country."

National Juvenile Court Data Archive

added 02/14/2002

This Archive houses the automated records of cases handled by courts with juvenile jurisdiction. The Archive was established by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, within the U.S. Department of Justice, to promote access to automated juvenile court data sets for juvenile justice research and policy-making efforts. This web site was developed to inform researchers about the available data sets and the procedures for use and access.

National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities

added 12/17/2009

The National Latin@ Network is led by Casa de Esperanza, a national Latina organization whose mission is to mobilize Latinas and Latin@ communities to end domestic violence and to promote the health and well-being of Latin@ communities.

National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence

added 02/10/2000

The National Latino Alliance For the Elimination of Domestic Violence is a group committed to the findings of the 1997 National Symposium on La Violencia Domestica: An Emerging Dialogue Among Latinos. This website discusses their five initiatives, building the movement, policy, research, service provision/education/training, and community development, as well as posting a page of personal stories and weblinks.

National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute

added 02/05/2010

"The National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute brings together nationally recognized leaders in the fields of Latino health, education, social services, and community outreach. Our mission is to build upon Latino cultural strengths and traditions and offer a path for men of all ages to become Un Hombre Noble, or a Noble Man. "

National Link Coalition

added 05/26/2011

Over the past 25 years, researchers and professionals in a variety of human services and animal welfare disciplines have established significant correlations between animal abuse, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and other forms of violence. The National Link Coalition's vision is to increase awareness of the interconnectedness of different forms of violence and to stop the cycle of violence that often affects multiple family members.

National Network to End Domestic Violence

added 09/16/2008

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), a social change organization, is dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists. They also offer technical assistance training and engage in various advocacy projects.

National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

added 07/30/2009

The National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women seeks to challenge and eliminate all forms of oppression and discrimination against immigrant women facing violence by empowering them to build better lives of their choice. They also offer technical assistance and training to professionals working with immigrant victims of crime.

National Organization for Battered Women's Shelters in Sweden

added 03/26/2001

Organizes most of the women's shelters in Sweden. Educates, arranges conferences, publishes a magazine "Kvinnotryck" and books and pamphlets on all forms of sexual violence against women and girls, initiates feminist research and gives service to our member organizations and to the public. Website is in Swedish and English.

National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS)

added 02/05/2010

"The National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) is the oldest pro-feminist men's group in the United States. Founded in 1975 with the First National Conference on Men & Masculinity, for over 25 years NOMAS has promoted the cause of gender equality and social justice for everyone through its principles of pro-feminism, gay-affirmation, anti-racism and enhancing men's lives."

National Organization for Victim Assistance

added 09/17/2008

NOVA’s mission is to promote rights and services for victims of crime and crisis everywhere. They also provide advocacy, direct services, and technical services to clients and professionals.

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.

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.

added 11/02/2000

Organization which is specifically for the survivors of homicide victims and which follows up with supportive family services after the murder of a family member or friend. Information includes tips from survivors and tips for professionals.

National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization

added 08/18/1996

NOMSV is a nonprofit organization dedicated to healing male survivors of sexual abuse. Their web site offers a variety of articles submitted by both professionals and non-professionals.

National Resource Center for Child Protective Services

added 01/31/2001

Provides a wide variety of resources and services to professionals and the general public.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

added 09/17/2008

The NRCDV provides support to all organizations and individuals working to end violence in the lives of victims and their children through technical assistance, training and information on response to and prevention of domestic violence.

National Runaway Safeline

added 09/17/2008

The National Runaway Safeline (NRS), established in 1971, serves as the federally-designated national communication system for runaway and homeless youth. NRS provides crisis intervention, referrals to local resources, and education and prevention services to youth, families and community members throughout the country 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Over 10,000 youth have been reunited with their families through NRS’ Home Free program done in collaboration with Greyhound Lines, Inc. The NRS crisis hotline number is 1-800-RUNAWAY.

National School Safety Center

added 02/03/2000

Provides updated information on school violence and school crisis resources for parents, educators, and reporters. The Center was created by presidential directive in 1984 to meet the growing need for additional training and preparation in the area of school crime and violence prevention.

National Sexual Assault Resource Sharing Project (RSP)

added 07/21/2005

Funded by the Office of Violence Against Women, the RSP was created to help state sexual assault coalitions across the country access the resources they need in order to develop and thrive. The project is designed to provide technical assistance, support, and to facilitate peer-driven resources for all statewide sexual assault coalitions.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

added 12/07/2000

This Center is a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. Website offers research, statistics, technical assistance, and relevant links about sexual assault.

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

added 02/12/2001

NSPCC is the UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. The website includes information about the Full Stop campaign, getting involved, job opportunities, information about the organization and it's publications, and more. Services include children's services and family support.

National Youth Gang Center

added 12/17/1996

National Youth Gang Center is a project of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. It assists state and local jurisdictions in the collection, analysis, and exchange of information on gang-related demographics, legislation, literature, research, and promising program strategies.

Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition

added 02/09/2001

Website includes information about local area resources (Lincoln and Lancaster counties, Nebraska), Batterer program guidelines, online guides for employers and educator regarding domestic violence, reports on domestic violence in the above mentioned counties, and a community plan to help stop violence against women.

Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition

added 02/26/2007

A statewide domestic violence and sexual assault coalition located in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Neighbors, Friends and Families

added 09/30/2010

Neighbors, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help.

Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence

added 12/17/2003

The Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence (NCASV) is committed to achieve statewide, comprehensive and uniform sexual assault services. The website provides information and resources on sexual violence, and information on NCASV programs, including their prevention programs and resource library.

Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

A statewide organization providing a resource library and technical assistance to communities in Nevada developing domestic violence programs. The website includes resources lists and legal protection information.

New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

added 07/07/1996

Statewide network of 14 member programs committed to ending domestic and sexual violence. Their website offers a listing of support services available in New Hampshire and several fact sheets on domestic and sexual violence.

New Hampshire General Court

added 10/25/2001

Website posts links to the Senate; House; Legislative Services/Rules; Legislative Budget Assistant; Census, Redistricting, Ethics, Downloads, etc.; and Legislation.

New Hope for Women: Working to End Domestic Violence

added 12/15/2000

The site has information on teen dating violence and the New Hope for Women's School Outreach Program, which provides training and information on dating violence to students and teachers.

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/17/2003

The mission of the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of victims and their loved ones, foster collaborative relationships between community systems, and affect attitudinal and behavioral changes in society to work toward the elimination of sexual violence against all people.

New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women

added 10/08/2001

Website includes information on getting help and services available throughout New Jersey, FAQ's and statistics, a newsletter, legistation, certification, training and conferences, publications, sites and resources, and more.

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc

added 12/17/2003

The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (NMCSAP) is a private nonprofit organization that provides services to victims of sexual violence and training and information to service providers who work with victims.

New Mexico State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in Albuquerque.

New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in Albany.

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/18/2003

The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) works to end all forms of sexual violence and exploitation by advocating for the effective response to all people affected by sexual assault, providing technical support and assistance to rape crisis centers, working legislatively to improve public policy, and confronting societal denial of the impact of sexual violence through statewide outreach and education.

No Porn Northampton

added 01/15/2007

Anti-Porn website dedicated toward informing all persons about the detrimental effects of pornography and the associated industry. Letters, articles, informational materials, news in-the-know and other information is presented.

North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

A community of agencies and individuals who share in the work of providing services to battered women and their children. Website includes links to Stop Family Violence, annual report, confidentiality in website visits, domestic awareness month, dv service providers, links to other websites, handouts, resource library, silent witness program, and more.

North Carolina General Assembly

added 10/25/2001

Major categories on this website include House; Senate; Bill Information; Legislation Information; and Representation. Further links take you to Legislation Staff Information; Audio Broadcasts; Educational Resources; and more.

North Dakota Council on Abused Women Services

added 04/25/2003

NDCAWS continues to seek legislation, policy, and systems changes to promote victim safety and offender accountability. Its 19 member programs serve on a variety of committees and forums designed to take action on specific relevant issues.

North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services

added 12/18/2003

The North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services/Coalition Against Sexual Assault in North Dakota (NDCAWS/CASAND) works to pursue and expose the causes of domestic violence and sexual violence, provide direct and immediate services to those who are victimized, and support those who provide such services.

NY Model for Batterer Programs

added 11/03/2005

The purpose of the NY Model for Batterer Programs is to provide a service to the civil and criminal court systems, for men who appear as a result of their acts of domestic violence.

Office of Children's Issues

added 08/24/2001

This Office formulates, develops and coordinates policies and programs and provides direction to foreign service posts on international parental child abduction and international adoption. Website includes information on Child Support Enforcement Abroad; International Parental Child Abduction; Privacy Act Waiver Form; and Resources for Judges on International Parental Child Abduction.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

added 12/17/1996

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, provides research to lawmakers, policymakers, or practitioners concerned about juvenile justice in the United States. The OJJDP web site contains publications, grants and funding information, news, resources, and a calendar of events.

Office on Violence Against Women

added 12/16/1996

Information on violence against women, VAW laws and regulations, and federal grant programs, and hotline, service provider, and coalition information.

Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence

added 12/18/2003

OAESV is a coalition of sexual assault, allied organizations, and individuals throughout Ohio working to eliminate all forms of sexual violence. OAESV provides support, advocacy, and policy information to organizations working to advocate for the rights and need of survivors and co-survivors of sexual violence.

Ohio Domestic Violence Network

added 02/12/2002

Network of individuals and organizations from across the state which advocates with and for battered persons, produces and shares information, educates about options, and advocates for social change. Website includes links to ODVN's services- statewide info, crisis intervention, resource center, publications, etc.-as well as to other general articles and information.

Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

added 04/28/2003

The State Office of the Coalition facilitates the Coalition's commitment of collaboration with local, state and national agencies whose programs have the potential to affect individuals who have been victimized or have the potential to be victimized by domestic violence and sexual assault. State Office staff work on various state level committees, task forces, councils and advisory boards as well as reaching out to law enforcement, social services, medical and judicial systems, the government, and the private sector to develop and enhance knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Ontario Women's Justice Network (OWJN)

added 03/26/2001

An online legal resource for women's organizations and individuals working on issues related to justice and violence against women and children. Website includes steps for taking action, justice issues, legal info, archive, and a list of resources including service providers.

Open Meadows Foundation

added 12/09/2008

Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. Open Meadows Foundation funds projects that do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and expression, age or ability. It offers grants up to $2000 to projects.

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

added 02/13/2002

Provides a variety of technical assistance to Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs, Community Partners, and the general public. Website includes links to information about county shelters, domestic violence, teen resources, sexual assault, sexual harassment, date rape drugs, stalking, legislation and policy, and more.

Pace Women's Justice Center

added 03/28/2000

Pace Women's Justice Center, housed in the Pace University School of Law, is comprised of Pace law students and faculty, attorneys, and advocates dedicated to eradicating domestic violence and furthering the legal rights of women. The Pace Women's Justice Center is a training, resource and direct legal services center for New York metropolitan citizens.

PACER Center's Teens Against Bullying

added 08/14/2009

An innovative bullying prevention resource where teens can become a powerful part of the movement to end bullying. Through videos, blogs, and social networking, the site’s resounding message is “the end of bullying begins with you.” The site offers FAQ's on bullying and what kids can do to help stop bullying.

Pandora's Project

added 10/29/2012

Pandora's Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, support, and resources to survivors of rape and sexual abuse and their friends and family. Pandora's Aquarium is an online support group consisting of a message board, chat room, and blogs. It offers peer support to anyone who has been a victim of rape, sexual assault, or sexual abuse. It is free to join and is safely moderated by a diverse group of survivors. There are specific resources and pages devoted to male survivors, child and teen survivors, LGBTQ survivors, family/friends, and professionals.

Parents and Children Together: Family Visitation Center

added 06/04/2008

The Family Visitation Center-Maui provides a safe, neutral, and nurturing environment where visitations and exchanges of children occur between custodial and non-custodial parents. The Center helps children and parents who are experiencing difficulties in divorce, separation, family violence or involved in custody disputes.

Parents and Children Together: Family Visitation Center

added 06/04/2008

The Family Visitation Center-Maui provides a safe, neutral, and nurturing environment where visitations and exchanges of children occur between custodial and non-custodial parents. The Center helps children and parents who are experiencing difficulties in divorce, separation, family violence or involved in custody disputes.

PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment

added 10/07/2009

A national nonprofit organization that uses social, educational and legislative tactics to shatter the silence of sexual violence. PAVE's work is based in education and action.

Peace Action

added 10/23/2001

Works through national and grassroots citizens' action to promote global nuclear disarmament, cut military spending, and end the international arms trade. Includes sister organizations: Peace Action Education Fund and SPAN (the Student Peace Action Network). Website discusses how you can take action and act locally. Secondary pages include: student networks, peace voter, abolish nukes, human rights and peace economy.

Peace Brigades International (PBI)

added 05/20/2000

Peace Brigades International is an organization that implements nonviolent approaches to peacekeeping and support for basic human rights in countries around the world.


added 03/22/2000

Focuses on global peace and conflict resolution. They have a database of progressive activism sites, tips for online activists, job and volunteer listings, public discussion forums, and a calendar of events.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence/National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

added 04/16/2001

Manages a statewide contract that provides financial support and technical assistance in program development and training to the network of service providers. Offers consultation and technical expertise to state domestic coalitions, private and government agencies, and state and federal policy-makers; and provides information and resource materials to the media and general public. Website includes publications and a library of resources.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape

added 12/18/2003

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) works to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and advocates for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

added 09/17/2008

Planned Parenthood delivers vital health care services, sex education, and sexual health information to millions of women, men, and young people. As women's health advocates, they provide a respectful environment for women to make individual choices about their health, family, and sex.

Polaris Project Action Center

added 06/18/2004

Polaris Project is a U.S.-based anti-trafficking agency committed to combating sex trafficking and strengthening the anti-trafficking movement through direct intervention, grassroots advocacy, and research for action. Polaris Project is one of the largest grassroots anti-trafficking organizations in the United States, and operates www.humantrafficking.com, the world's largest online resource and activism center against sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and commercial sexual exploitation.

Polly Klaas Foundation

added 10/03/2001

From the "Public Education" page, you can see safety tips for parents, safety tips for kids, how to obtain a free child safety kit, information on the California sex offender ID, and what to tell your kids about child abduction and molestation prevention and detection. Website also posts information about missing kids and gives family testimonials.

Pongo Publishing Teen Writing Project

added 12/01/2001

Organization helps teens in jail and other at-risk youth to write poetry about their lives. Young people often describe early-childhood trauma and loss, usually in the form of neglect, abuse, abandonment, and family death. Website includes information about the writing project and poetry from the youths themselves.

Praxis International

added 01/16/2001

Praxis International, Inc. is a nonprofit research and training organization that works toward the elimination of violence in the lives of women and children. Praxis works with local, statewide, and national reform initiatives to bridge the gap between what people need and what institutions provide.

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)."

Prevent Child Abuse America

added 10/15/2001
National Center on Child Abuse Prevention Research

Includes information on advocacy, state chapter development, implementation of programs such as Healthy Family America, publications, public service announcements, and research.

Prevention Institute

added 03/22/2001

Advocates for prevention. Website includes papers, a list of programs insterested in prevention, and tools and frameworks to use in prevention work, including an eight-step methodology for collaboration that guides advocates and practitioners through the process.

Promising Futures: Best practices for working with children, youth, and parents experiencing domestic violence

added 10/25/2012

This website was created by Futures Without Violence to help you transform or enhance your program’s ability to effectively meet the needs of women, children and youth experiencing domestic violence.

Promundo Instituto

added 02/10/2010

"A Brazilian NGO that seeks to promote gender equality and end violence against women, children and youth. Promundo works locally, nationally and internationally to: conduct research related to gender equality and health; implement and evaluate innovative programs that promote positive changes in gender norms and behaviours among individuals, families and communities; and advocate for the integration of these initiatives and a perspective of gender equality into public policies."

Protection Project

added 12/03/2001

A research project based at the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. The purpose of the project is to gather and disseminate information regarding the national and international legislation on human trafficking including trafficking of women and children.

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.

Rainbow House

added 06/04/2008

Rainbow House is a Chicago-based nonprofit organization, whose mission is to end domestic violence. For more than a quarter of a century, Rainbow House has offered domestic violence prevention programs, support and outreach services and resources to survivors across the City of Chicago.

Raising Voices

added 09/01/2001

Works to prevent violence against women and children. Website includes information about a resource guide and other resources, how Raising Voices help build a movement in various regions, and how you can raise your voice and become active in the movement to end violence.
Service Region: Eastern and Southern Africa

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

added 05/20/2000

This organization from the Fargo-Moorhead area (North Dakota, Minnesota) publishes prevention and treatment materials on the topics of sexual abuse, child abuse, and domestic violence in their publications division. Services include Crisis Intervention, Advocacy, Counseling, Legal Advocacy, Emergency Housing, Outreach Activities, Community Education and Professional Training, Support Groups, and Criminal Justice Systems Monitoring.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

added 01/14/1997

RAINN is a Washington, D.C based non-profit organization founded by singer/songwriter Tori Amos (who is herself a rape survivor). RAINN operates a national toll-free hotline for victims of sexual assault - 1-800- 656-HOPE (4673).

RedRover: Bringing Animals from Crisis to Care

added 12/12/2012

RedRover focuses on bringing animals out of crisis and strengthening the bond between people and animals through a variety of programs, including emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education. One of their programs, RedRover Relief, provides funding to animal rescuers and pet owners to help them care for animals in life-threatening situations. This includes situations of domestic violence.

Reproductive Justice & Violence Against Women: Understanding the Intersections

added 07/07/2010

"The purpose of this special collection is to provide resources and an introduction to reproductive justice, focusing particularly on the connections between the elimination of reproductive oppression and domestic and sexual violence."

Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

added 02/11/2000

The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) campaigns for women's rights and provides education and health facilities for women and children. They fight nonviolently for human rights and social justice in Afghanistan.


added 07/01/2010

Refugee Women's Alliance is a nonprofit, multi-ethnic organization that promotes inclusion, independence, personal leadership and strong communities. Includes a domestic violence program that provides comprehensive and culturally appropriate advocacy and support to immigrant and refugee victims of family violence.

Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/13/2002

Working to eliminate domestic violence in Rhode Island. Supports and enhances the work of member agencies and provides leadership on the issue of domestic violence. Website includes links to getting help, facts, legislation, dating violence, SOAR survivors, campaigns, events, legal, publications, and more.

Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center

added 06/04/2008

The Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center strives to deliver high quality legal services for at-risk and maltreated children, promote their healing and healthy development, and ensure that each foster child finds a permanent, loving home - whether this is with their biological family or a new family - as soon as possible.


added 02/10/2010

"Rozan is an Islamabad based NGO working on issues related to emotional and psychological health, gender, violence against women and children, and the psychological and reproductive health of adolescents. Most Rozan team members are qualified psychologists who work to enhance the emotional health of people from all sections of the society by conducting awareness raising activities, trainings and counseling."

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.

Safe & Together

added 05/27/2009
David Mandel & Associates, LLC

A blog developed by David Mandel & Associates, LLC in which they will be exploring the ideas underpinning the Safe and Together model. The model provides a practical and concrete approach to improving the response of child welfare to the risk and safety concerns presented by batterers. They will be providing practical tips and ideas for policy and practice. All are welcome to participate in the discussion.

Safe from the Start, Reducing Children's Exposure To Violence

added 08/11/2008
California Attorney General

"The California Safe from the Start (SFTS) Initiative is a comprehensive strategy to assist communities in reducing the impact of violence on children. The initiative targets children ages 0 to 18 with an emphasis on children ages 0 to 5, who have been exposed to family, school and/or community violence."

Safe Schools Coalition

added 12/18/2002

The mission of The Safe Schools Coalition is to help schools - at home and all over the world - become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. The website offers resources for youth, school curriculum development personnel, families, allies, social workers and other people.


added 06/22/1999

SafeNetwork is the statewide provider of technical assistance and training for the California Department of Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Branch, Domestic Violence Section, Battered Women Shelter Program. Their purpose is to assist domestic violence service providers build, maintain, and enhance their ability to provide comprehensive and culturally appropriate services to battered women and their children.

SAFER: Students Active for Ending Rape

added 07/29/2011

SAFER empowers students to hold their universities accountable for having strong campus sexual assault policies and programming. The site contains information to help you organize for change on your college campus.

SAFEta Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Technical Assistance

added 04/16/2010

A technical assistance website filled with resources, trainings, and protocols for healthcare professionals, attorneys, victim advocates, and law enforcement serving victims of sexual assault.


added 02/10/2010

SAHAYOG is an NGO based in India that works to promote gender equality and women’s health from a human rights framework. Its key activities include advocacy and strengthening partnerships. Some of their programs include maternal health, working with men and boys, sexual and reproductive rights for youth, and violence against women.


added 07/01/2010

A nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas, that provides assistance to Asian and other immigrant families dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking.

Save the Children

added 04/16/2001

Works to protect the children of the world from neglect, cruelty and exploitation. The organization's role has ranged from giving emergency aid to starving young victims, to supporting children, families and communities in developing countries and at home in Canada. Website includes press releases, publications, and resource links.

Saving Women's Lives

added 10/23/2001
Family Care International

Aims to educate and raise awareness of the broad range of women's global health and rights issues, including reproductive health, safe motherhood, poverty and economic development, violence against women, women's social status and education. Gives information on the facts, the experts, the polls, and the news. Also gives links to other resources and organizaitons.


added 07/20/2001

Sex Offender.com Database Registry provides assistance to parents, children, law enforcement, schools, and the community in identification of potential sexoffenders. Includes on-line data systems. Raises public awareness about ways to help prevent child abduction, molestation and sexual exploitation.

Sexual Assault Resource Services Website

added 06/28/2000
Linda E. Ledray, RN, Ph.D., LP, FAAN

The SANE guide is designed for nursing professionals involved in providing evaluations of sexually abused victims. It can be found on this website, which provides information and technical assistance to individuals and institutions interested in developing new SANE-SART programs or improving existing ones.

Sexual Violence Prevention Program

added 12/18/1997

This program exists to support Minnesota communities in understanding, addressing and preventing sexual violence.

Sexual Violence Reported by Correctional Authorities, 2006

added 12/12/2007
U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics

"This resource is an annual report on the incidence and prevalence of sexual violence within correctional facilities."

Show Me Love DC!

added 06/20/2010

A campaign developed by Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE) that promotes healthy relationships and provides resources for LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence.

Silent Witness National Initiative

added 05/20/2000

Silent Witness National Initiative originated in Minnesota and is a traveling exhibit of free-standing, life-sized red wooden figures, each bearing the name of a woman murdered by someone she knew. This site documents the history of this innovative response to domestic violence, and promotes peace, healing and responsibility in adult relationships in order to eliminate domestic murders in the United States by the year 2010.

Sisterhood is Global Institute

added 03/26/2001

An international non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to the support and promotion of women's rights at the local, national, regional, and global levels. Website includes action alerts, resources, information about human rights education, publications, a newsletter, and a section for events and milestones.

Soroptimist International of the Americas

added 09/17/2008

Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Some of their campaigns include anti-trafficking, domestic violence, and a disaster relief fund for women and girls in the aftermath of natural disasters.

South Asian Network

added 07/01/2010

A grassroots, community-based organization dedicated to advancing the health empowerment and solidarity of persons of South Asian origin in Southern California. Their work encompasses community outreach and education, direct service, and policy advocacy in five focus areas: immigration, public health, violence prevention, hate crime/discrimination and civil liberties.

South Asian Women's NETwork (SAWNET)

added 05/20/2000

List of North American resources for South Asian Women who are victims of domestic violence.

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault

added 02/13/2002

Membership coalition consisting of all the domestic violence shelters and rape crisis centers in South Carolina, along with individuals and organizations who endorse the mission and philosophy of SCCADVASA. Working to represent the critical needs of all victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Website includes links to services and legislative updates, as well as information about domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual assault, stalking and more!

South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

added 04/28/2003

The SDCADVSA’s work includes: Coalition building at the state, local, regional, tribal and national levels; support for the community-based nonviolent alternatives, such as safe home and shelter programs for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; focus on the leadership of SDCADVSA’s caucuses and task forces developed to represent the concerns of organizationally under represented groups; and efforts to eradicate societal conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.

South West Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Center

added 03/13/2009

Located in South West Scotland, the organization provides support, both emotional and practical, to women and girls in Dumfries & Galloway, who have been raped or sexually abused at any time in their lives.

Southern Poverty Law Center

added 11/12/1998

SPLC is a non-profit organization that combats hate, intolerance and discrimination through education and litigation.

St. Barnabas Hospital Child Advocacy Center

added 10/20/2008
St. Barnabas Hospital, Child Advocacy Center

The St. Barnabas Hospital Child Advocacy Center, a division of the St. Barnabas Hospital Department of Pediatrics, is a state of the art diagnostic facility for children who have been abused and neglected. Their mission is to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of children by providing coordinated, culturally sensitive, multidisciplinary evaluations in a safe and child friendly setting.

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.


added 04/22/2002

StalkingHelp.org is an information resource center for the victims of stalking. The goal of this web site is to provide stalking victims, mental health professionals, and law enforcement personnel with scientifically validated, continuously updated information to help prevent stalking and its negative consequences.

Standards For Batterers Intervention Programs

added 05/16/2006

Batterer Intervention Program in the Central Indiana Program, Certified by the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence. A site dedicated to helping persons seek information, counseling and other resources which aim to intervene in both male and female batterers lives.

Start Strong Building Healthy Teen Relationships

added 08/21/2009
Futures Without Violence

Building Healthy Teen Relationships(Start Strong) is the largest initiative ever funded to target 11- to- 14-year-olds and rally entire communities to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse. There are four core strategies to the Start Strong model: education, community engagement, policy change, and communications and social marketing.

State Child Welfare Policy Database

added 03/07/2010

Developed by Child Trends and sponsored by Casey Family Programs, this website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states.

State Coalition List

added 02/26/2007
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

List of contact information for all of the existing state coalitions.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

added 04/25/1996

SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Includes information and resources on peacekeeping and peacebuilding

Stop Prisoner Rape

added 02/03/2000

Stop Prisoner Rape is committed to combating the rape of male and female prisoners and to helping survivors of jailhouse rape.

STOP Sex Offenders

added 05/25/2001

Promotes child and family safety through news, information, and a National Sex Offender Registry. Includes fact sheets on safety for women, children and seniors, and much more.

Stop the Silence

added 01/06/2010

The mission of Stop the Silence is to expose and stop Child Sexual Abuse(CSA) and help survivors heal worldwide. Provides resources for survivors, engages in media advocacy, research, and offers technical assistance to providers.

Stop Violence Against Women

added 01/06/2004
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights

STOPVAW is a site developed by Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights as a tool for the promotion of women's human rights in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). This site addresses violence against women as one of the most pervasive human rights abuses worldwide. The STOPVAW site provides women's rights advocates with information focused on ending the most endemic forms of violence against women in the region:

STRYVE: Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere

added 01/16/2001

National initiative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent youth violence before it starts among young people ages 10 to 24. STRYVE’s vision is safe and healthy youth who can achieve their full potential as connected and contributing members of thriving, violence-free families, schools, and communities. Website provides training, resources and ways to take action.

Support for Orthodox Jewish Victims of Rape and Incest (SOVRI)

added 02/25/2009

SOVRI is an anonymous and confidential helpline staffed by trained volunteers who provide help, information, support, and referrals to survivors of abuse. Our volunteers have received over forty hours of training in the dynamics of sexual abuse, listening and counseling skills, emergency department protocol, legal protocol, post-traumatic stress disorder, domestic abuse, childhood sexual abuse and incest, and recommending appropriate resources. The helpline is open Monday-Thursday 9:30-5:30 and Friday 9:30-1:30. The phone number is 212.844.1495

Survivor Project

added 04/28/2003

Survivor Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.

Survivors of Torture, International

added 05/09/2001

Website includes information about torture. Organization is also a service provider to survivors of torture and educates the general public and professional communities about torture.
Service Region: San Diego
Contact Info: Executive Director, Kathi Anderson
Clinical Director, David Gangsei Ph.D.

Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

added 09/04/2012

Women’s Health Victoria’s Working Together Against Violence project uses workplaces as a setting for the primary prevention of violence against women. The initial project, which you can read about on their website, aimed to strengthen the organisational capacity of a male-dominated workplace (Linfox) to promote gender equality and non-violent norms.

Tapestri: Refugee and Immigrant Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 04/22/2002

Advocates for refugee and immigrant families affected by domestic violence located in Atlanta, Georgia. Website inclues a list of their direct services (including multi-cultural training), men's groups, education materials, resources, and more.

Teaching Tolerance

added 09/14/2001

"A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools." Includes professional development opportunities, teaching kits, classroom activities, and other publications.

Teaching Tolerance

added 10/03/2001

Gives an introduction to what hate crimes are, and then discusses what you can do to help stop them.


added 01/18/2005

TeenPCAR is a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. This website provides information about rape among teenagers and ways to get help.

Teens, Crime, and the Community

added 07/23/2001

Teens, Crime, and the Community is a program that believes smarter youth make safer communities. Through a combination of education and service-learning, the Teens, Crime, and the Community (TCC) initiative has motivated more than one million young people to create safer schools and communities. TCC increases social responsibility in teens, educates them about the law, reduces their potential for victimization, and engages them in making their homes, schools, and communities safer.

TeenScreen National Center

added 07/21/2010

A non-profit health initiative affiliated with the Columbia University Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. TeenScreen Schools and Communities helps health professionals, school administrators, educators and concerned community members bring mental health checkups to local schools and community-based programs that serve youth.

Tennessee General Assembly

added 10/25/2001

Major categories of this website include Information; Senate; House; Joint; Bills; and Other Links.

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

added 04/01/2003

The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault is committed to ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention, and advocacy. In the meantime, we desire to support survivors on their paths to hope, healing and justice. The website provides resources for survivors, teens and other information about sexual assault.

Texas Council on Family Violence

added 02/13/2002

Working to end violence against women through partnerships, advocacy and direct services for women, children and men. Website includes family violence information, how to get help in Texas, men's nonviolence project, legislative and legal information, public relations, and more.

Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program

added 03/13/2000

Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program maintains a homepage with extensive information about its programs and clients. Includes a Texas Shelter List.

That's Not Cool Campaign

added 02/19/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it. It is designed to start a conversation among teens about how controlling behavior and harassment from a boyfriend or girlfriend, online or via cell phone, can turn into abuse."

The Advocates for Human Rights

added 09/24/1996

The Advocates for Human Rights is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights worldwide. Special projects include a death penalty defense project and a women's project focusing on domestic violence.

The Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund (AALDEF)

added 06/29/2010

AALDEF provides litigation, legal advocacy, and community education on behalf of victims of anti-Asian violence and police misconduct.

The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute

added 09/16/2008

"We develop partnerships and collaborations to provide educational, spiritual and technical support as well as advocacy and leadership development: to enhance the capacity of the church to empower and protect the victims of domestic violence; to hold abusers accountable; to promote healing and wholeness in African-American communities. "

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 Children's Peace Prize

added 06/30/2009

The International Children’s Peace Prize is an initiative of the KidsRights Foundation with the support of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. Each year The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded to a child that has devoted a lot of his or her energy to improving the rights of children.

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking

added 08/07/2002

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) is an alliance of nonprofit service providers, grassroots advocacy groups and activists dedicated to providing human services and human rights advocacy to victims of modern-day slavery. CAST's mission is to assist persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices and to work toward ending all instances of such human rights violations.

The Domestic Violence Resource Centre (Victoria)

added 07/30/2009

DVRC (formerly DVIRC) is a statewide service in Victoria, Australia. DVRC aims to reduce and prevent family violence by providing education to improve service and policy responses, and by assisting people who have experienced abuse.

The Donors Working Group on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

added 03/11/2009
The Donors Working Group on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

The Web site shares documents and information about donor-supported work with a particular focus on sharing lessons learned and programs to support communities worldwide to enable them to abandon FGM/C within a generation.

The Family Partnership

added 03/20/2013

Through counseling, education programs and advocacy, The Family Partnership supports families in need and empowers them to solve their problems. Located in various locations throughout the Minneapolis, MN area.

The Front Porch Project

added 01/26/2001

The Front Porch Project is a national, research-supported, community-based initiative built upon the belief that all people who are concerned about the safety and well-being of children in their communities need to be encouraged and taught to make a difference. Using a capacity-building approach involving training, technical assistance, and evaluation, American Humane Association helps local organizations implement and sustain the Front Porch Project in their communities.

The Future of Children Online Journal

added 03/14/2000

The Future of Children is an online publication of the Children, Families, and Communities Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to promote effective policies and programs for children by providing policymakers, service providers, and the media with timely, objective information based on the best available research. Vol. 9 - No. 3 - Winter 1999 is about Domestic Violence and Children and includes articles such as: Domestic Violence and Children: Analysis and Recommendations; Prevalence and Effects of Child Exposure to Domestic Violence; and The Impact of Violence on Children. Jeffrey Edleson, Ph.D. from the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was the issue's Editoral Advisor.

The Gender-based Violence (GBV) Area of Responsibility (AoR)

added 03/25/2013

The Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) is the global level forum for coordinating prevention and response to GBV in humanitarian settings. The group brings together NGOs, UN agencies, academics and others under the shared objectives of ensuring more predictable, accountable and effective approaches to GBV prevention and response.

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders

added 03/25/2013

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, West Asia, Latin America, Eastern and Western Europe. Our work entails advocacy and action for the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) on women, peace and security at the local, national, regional and international levels.

The Global Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls

added 03/18/2010

An online resource in English, French and Spanish, designed to serve the needs of policymakers, programme implementers and other practitioners dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls. The primary purpose of the Global Virtual Knowledge Centre is to encourage and support evidence-based programming to more efficiently and effectively design, implement, monitor and evaluate initiatives to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls.

The Greenbook Initiative Website

added 10/22/2002

A major initiative, popularly known as "The Greenbook," is helping child welfare and domestic violence agencies and family courts work together more effectively to help families experiencing violence.

The Institute for Law and Justice: Domestic Violence Initiative

added 04/28/2003

The ILJ has collected references and organizational contacts which may be of practical or legal/educational use to families, justice professionals, or mental health and social service professionals.

The Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect

added 01/26/2001

Headquartered on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect has been recognized as a world leader in child abuse treatment and prevention programs for over forty years. Directed by some of the nation’s leading experts, The Kempe Center hosts innovative programs that treat abused children (from birth to age 18), train professionals and research treatment methods to help and heal the most children.

The Leadership Council On Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

added 02/25/2009

"The Leadership Council is a nonprofit independent scientific organization providing professionals and lay persons with the latest scientific information on issues that may affect the public's health and safety. Their mission is to promote the ethical application of psychological science to human welfare, especially abused and neglected children."

The Link Project

added 04/24/2003

The Link Project is devoted to providing up-to-date information on current research and intervention with families experiencing both child maltreatment and woman battering. Includes a database of articles related to 'the link'.

The MENding Project

added 03/09/2012
Minnesota Men's Action Network

The MENding Project was created to provide a vehicle with which men can provide practical and immediate support to victims of sexual and domestic violence while shifting the social norm of male complacency in the face of these assaults. The Project provides a method for coordinating broad, community-based pledges for pro bono goods and services from traditionally male-run or male-oriented businesses that can help battered women and children and sexual assault survivors mend the harm done to them.

The National Center for Trauma-Informed Care

added 03/11/2009
United States Department of Health and Human Services

"CMHS’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC) is a technical assistance center dedicated to building awareness of trauma-informed care and promoting the implementation of trauma-informed practices in programs and services."

The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

added 09/22/2005

The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence provides training, consulting and advocacy. At the local, state, regional and national levels, the National Center promotes community collaboration as the model approach to problem solving for domestic and sexual violence issues. The National Center collaborates with law enforcement, legal system agencies, advocacy organizations, social service agencies, the military and other community entities to integrate their efforts to end domestic and sexual violence. In addition, the National Center’s award-winning website is a resource on a variety of issues related to violence against women.

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

added 01/27/2012

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health provides training, support, and consultation to advocates, service providers, legal professionals, and policymakers as they work to improve agency and systems-level responses to survivors and their children. The Center was established in 2005 through a grant to the Domestic Violence & Mental Health Policy Initiative (DVMHPI) from the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.

The National Child Protection Training Center

added 07/07/2010

Located on the campus of Winona State University, this center focuses on training child protection professionals to be better prepared to recognize and report the abuse of a child through education, training, awareness, prevention, advocacy and the pursuit of justice.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Homeless Youth Resources

added 11/09/2010

The mission of NCTSN is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States. This site provides a wide variety of resources and information. One area to check out is their Measures Review Database which reviews tools that measure children's experiences of trauma, their reactions to it, and other mental health and trauma-related issues.

The National Council on Crime and Deliquency

added 07/23/2002

The National Council on Crime and Delinquency promotes effective, humane, fair and economically sound solutions to family, community and justice problems. NCCD conducts research, promotes reform initiatives, and seeks to work with individuals, public and private organizations and the media to prevent and reduce crime and delinquency.

The National Women's Health Information Center: Violence Against Women

added 10/23/2002

This web page offers abused women and their loved ones resources and information they can use to get help. The list contains general resources on violence against women. The other categories in the Violence Against Women section can refer you to more specific information.

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.

The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project

added 12/06/2001

Providing free counseling, crisis-intervention, and advocacy for survivors of trauma, crime and violence in New York City's diverse LGTB and HIV-affected communities. 24-hour, bilingual crisis hotline at 212-714-1141. Website includes victim information, publications, how to get involved, and other resources.

The Northwest Network of Bisexual, Trans and Lesbian Survivors of Abuse

added 03/15/2001

Support groups, individual counseling, advocacy and community education and organizing in the greater Seattle area. Resources and referrals also available to callers outside Seattle. All services are free and confidential. Our program was formerly called AABL, Advocates for Abused and Battered Lesbians.
Service Region: greater Seattle area
Contact Info: info@nwnetwork.org

The Office on Women's Health

added 07/30/2009

The Office on Women's Health (OWH)was established in 1991 to improve the health of women and girls. A main goal is to ensure all U.S. women and girls to be healthier and have a better sense of well-being. Their mission is to provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex- and gender-specific approaches.

The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

added 10/15/2004

The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the prevention of elder abuse and neglect. It is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

The Quiet Storm Project

added 03/20/2001

Prevention education curriculum and films that use survivor and perpetrators' true stories as examples of domestic violence. Appropriate for high school and college-age students. Crisis resource and hotline information given on the website.

The Red Flag Campaign

added 07/29/2011

The Red Flag Campaign is a public awareness campaign designed to address dating violence and promote the prevention of dating violence on college campuses. The campaign was created using a “bystander intervention” strategy, encouraging friends and other campus community members to “say something” when they see warning signs ("red flags") for dating violence in a friend’s relationship.

The Safe Space

added 07/29/2011
Break the Cycle

The Safe Space is a website with a wealth of information geared toward young adults on dating violence.

The SAGE Project

added 10/18/2009

A web resource for information about commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) of both children and adults, and the efforts to end it. SAGE Online also includes information for CSE survivors and their families. It was founded by a CSE survivor, is designed for and run predominantly by survivors, and offers legislators, law enforcement, and others interested in CSE information a valuable survivor-oriented perspective.

The San Diego Family Justice Center

added 05/29/2003

The San Diego Family Justice Center is the most comprehensive "one stop shop" in the nation for victims of family violence and their children. Victims of domestic violence in the City of San Diego can now come to one location to talk to an advocate, get a restraining order, plan for their safety, talk to a police officer, meet with a prosecutor, receive medical assistance, counsel with a chaplain, get help with transportation, and obtain nutrition or pregnancy services counseling.

The Sexual Violence Justice Institute

added 07/17/2002

The Sexual Violence Justice Institute seeks to improve the criminal justice system's response to sexual assault through development of a multidisciplinary, response protocol for the investigation and prosecution of adult sexual assault cases in Minnesota.

The Shaken Baby Alliance

added 11/02/2000

Provides support for SBS victim families (including adoptive and foster parents), advocates for justice for SBS victims, and increases SBS awareness. Website includes a library of recommended resources.

The UN Secretary-General's database on violence against women

added 03/25/2009

The United Nations Secretary-General established a coordinated database on the extent, nature and consequences of all forms of violence against women, and on the impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes for, including best practices in, combating such violence.

The Washington Kurdish Institute

added 07/17/2002

This site raises public awareness of issues of concern to Kurdish people and promote respect for human rights in communities where Kurds reside.

The White Ribbon Campaign

added 02/10/2010

"The White Ribbon is an educational organization to encourage reflection and discussion that leads to personal and collective action among men. The largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women (VAW)."

The Wireless Foundation

added 04/22/2003

The Wireless Foundation initiates and oversees philanthropic programs that utilize wireless technology to help American communities. Specifically, the Wireless Foundation coordinates the CALL TO PROTECT campaign which collects wireless phones to benefit victims of domestic violence. In the hands of a victims, these phones are a lifeline enabling them to call for assistance when faced with an emergency situation.

Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research

added 02/14/2002

Organization committed to the pursuit of peace through peaceful means and a complete abolition of war. Website includes information about their research programs, seminars and conferences, publications, annual reports, and institutional grants. Also includes a photo gallery and links/resources.


added 01/27/2005

This website provides a place where people of all genders can discuss gender theory, the trans community and its various identities, both as a part of the academic world and day-to-day life. The site includes research resources about violence against transgender people.

Transforming Community: Creating Safety and Justice for Women and Girls

added 03/16/2000
Marin Abused Women's Services

Provides leadership, training, technical assistance and resource materials to support the expansion of domestic violence prevention efforts throughout California.

Tufts Collective for Men Against Violence

added 02/10/2010

"A group of Tufts University students and faculty who are concerned with issues surrounding violence. They seek to educate the community and themselves about these issues, explore their identities, and create social change. Tufts Collective for Men Against Violence encourages women to attend meetings and to become active members."

Twin Cities Men's Center

added 11/07/2012

The Men's Center is an incorporated, educational non-profit, volunteer organization which began in 1976. Their mission is to provide resources for men seeking to grow in body, mind and spirit, and from that foundation, to advocate for healthier family and community relationships. TCMC offers a variety of workshops, brunches, retreats, playshops, presentations, conferences and support groups. Their website also has a comprehensive resource list.

UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

added 07/28/2010

"A new UN entity designed to boost the global campaign for gender equality. It houses four distinct offices that exists within the United Nations system: the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW); the Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI); the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); and the UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW)."


added 01/31/2001

UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. UNICEF is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child and strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour towards children.

UNIFEM Gender and HIV/AIDS Web Portal

added 04/30/2010

"A Web portal to provide up-to-date information on the gender dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The site aims to promote understanding, knowledge sharing, and action on HIV/AIDS as a gender and human rights issue."

United Network of Young Peacebuilders

added 07/03/2012

UNOY Peacebuilders is a network of 49 youth-led organisations working towards establishing peaceful societies. Their aim is to build peace skills of young people and to give them tools to work on peace issues arising in their communities, through training courses or conferences.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

added 05/20/2000

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC.

United States Institute of Peace

added 05/20/2000

Provides a variety of materials on world peace.

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library

added 05/20/2000

The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library online has links to information on international human rights treaties and other instruments, human rights education materials and bibliographies, war crimes tribunals, and other information pertaining to international human rights activities.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services: Victims of Human Trafficking & Other Crimes

added 11/01/2011

USCIS helps protect victims of human trafficking and other crimes by providing immigration relief. This site is the central hub within the USCIS site for links to various visa applications, information, questions and answers, as well as links to other informational sites related to human trafficking.

Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/18/2003

The Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault (UCASA) advocates for programs that support people affected by sexual violence. UCASA works to advance a society in which sexual violence is not tolerated.

Utah Domestic Violence Council

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in Salt Lake City.

V-Day: Until the Violence Stops

added 01/08/2001

V-Day is a global movement to end violence against girls and women. V-Day is a decision, an energy, a spirit, a day -- Valentine's Day -- where once a year theatrical and artistic events are produced in local and national venues to raise money and to transform consciousness. In order to translate its mission into action, V-Day established the V-Day Fund in 1998. The V-Day Fund allocates resources to grassroots, national and international groups that work to end rape, battery, incest and genital mutilation.


added 01/17/2001

VAWnet, the National Electronic Network on Violence Against Women, is an online resource for advocates working to end domestic violence, sexual violence, and other violence in the lives of women and children. The library includes a resource room, general collection, law collection, periodicals, and calendar. Resources can be downloaded and printed.

Vera Institute of Justice

added 02/14/2002

Organization works with governement officials around the world to improve the services people rely on for safety and justice. Website includes links to information on crime and victimization, policing, the judicial process, sentencing and corrections, institutions for youth, planning and demonstrating solutions, advancing research, consulting nationally, working nationally, building nonprofit organizations, publications, and links.

Verizon Helpline

added 10/14/2013

Through HopeLine, the public can help prevent domestic violence by donating no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories in any condition from any service provider at any Verizon Wireless Communications Store, by mail or at special events held throughout the year.

HopeLine also donates cash grants to nonprofit organizations to help fund education, programs, support services and community outreach

Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

added 06/04/2008

"The Vermont Network works with a wide range of partners to make Vermont a place where victims and survivors are safe and supported and where domestic and sexual violence can no longer thrive."

Vermont Network Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

added 02/13/2002

A feminist organization committed to eradicating domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, empowerment and social change. Website includes survivor resources, links concerning domestic and sexual violence, legislation, and more.

Violence Against Women and Family Violence Program (VAWFV)

added 05/18/1999

This Research and Evaluation program is one of many initiatives supported by the Office of Research and Evaluation of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The mission of the VAWFV program is to promote the safety of women and family members, and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system's response to these crimes.

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.

Violence Against Women Online Resources

added 11/05/1998

Violence Against Women Online Resources is an extension of the Violence Against Women Grants Office. This site is devoted to providing law, criminal justice, advocacy, and social service professionals with up-to-date information on interventions to stop violence against women. The site contains many downloadable documents about violence against women.

Violence is Not Our Culture

added 01/20/2012

Violence Is Not Our Culture is a global campaign to stop violence against women justified in the name of culture, religion and tradition. Highlighted on the site are campaign activities of both VNC and its partners, including publications, statements, activities, and events.

Violence Prevention Alliance

added 09/09/2009

The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) is a network of WHO Member States, international agencies and civil society organizations working to prevent violence. VPA participants share an evidence-based public health approach that targets the risk factors leading to violence and promotes multi-sectoral cooperation.

Violence Prevention Center of the Canadian Health Network

added 08/29/2001

Offers a database of violence prevention resources. Includes information about the signs of abuse, impacts of abuse, how health care providers can help survivors of abuse, and frequently asked questions.

Virginia General Assembly

added 10/25/2001

Website links to information about the Capitol, the Senate, the House of Delegates, Other legistlative links, Bills and resolutions, the Legislative information system, and Statutes and regulations.

Virginia Partnership for an Effective Response to Sexual and Domestic Violence

added 07/11/2010

"A website that is designed to provide simple access to a central source of information, tools, and resources that can be used by communities to improve their response to domestic and sexual violence."

Virginia Youth Violence Project

added 10/15/1998
Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

The purpose of the project is to identify effective methods and policies for youth violence prevention and response, to conduct and disseminate research and to provide education and training.

Virginians Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Coalition of individuals and organizations committed to the elimination of domestic violence. Website includes information on Virginia's domestic violence programs, batterer intervention programs, training and events, other resources, and more.

Virginians Aligned Against Sexual Assault

added 12/18/2003

Virginians Aligned Against Sexual Assault (VAASA) is the Virginia Coalition of Sexual Assault Crisis Centers. The organization works on behalf of victims of sexual assault and fosters social change toward the elimination of sexual assault in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs

added 12/10/2001

Coordinates member programs to exchange information, training, and expertise. Website links include Prevention Services, WCSAP Advocacy Education Department, Public Policy (including Washington's rape laws), links and a library of more than 5,000 books, articles, audio and video tapes, and other educational resources that focuses on issues related to sexual assault prevention, advocacy and treatment.

Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/12/2002

Member organization committed to ending domestic violence through advocacy and action for social change. The Coalition, through its leadership and networking, supports individuals and organizations to increase their capacity to provide quality services for victims, public education and advocacy. Website includes information on getting help, a newsletter, publications, trainings, projects, links, and more.

Web Forum on Teen Victims of Dating Violence

added 10/20/2008
Office of Victims of Crime (OVC)

A web forum where victim service providers and allied professionals can connect to peers, share ideas about best practices, and help change lives.

West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/13/2001

Member organization working to eliminate personal and institutional violence against women, children, and men. By developing a strong network of shared resources and support, WVCADV provides safe space and quality service for victims of domestic violence, and works for systemic change to assure families' options for building lives free from violence. Website lists links for survivor resources, research, member programs, calendar of events/trainings, national and state statistics, and more.

West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services

added 12/18/2003

The Foundation for Rape Information and Services (FRIS) is a network of 9 sexual assault service providers throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition to coordinating the funding and statewide awareness campaigns for the 9 rape crisis centers, FRIS also facilitates a variety of projects.

Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources

added 06/17/1996
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Publishes and distributes prevention materials (literature, curricula, videos, posters, etc.) for all ages. Many topics are addressed, including: conflict resolution, anger management, peace, and violence prevention.

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence

added 02/26/2007

A statewide coalition located in Madison.

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault

added 12/18/2003

The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) promotes the social change needed to end sexual violence in Wisconsin. WCASA supports a statewide network of concerned individuals and organizations as they work toward this goal.


added 07/11/2010

An organization based in the UK, that helps women in developing countries find their voices through legal advocacy around violence and poverty.

Women Against a Violent Environment

added 12/16/1996

Women Against a Violent Environment is an organization aimed at increasing public awareness of the murders of women in the Rochester, NY, community.

Women Against Violence Europe

added 03/26/2001

European network of non-governmental women's organizations working to combat violence against women and children. Website includes a database of addresses and publications from across Europe, as well as good practice models.

Women Under Siege

added 03/22/2012

This website documents how rape and sexual violence have been used as tools of genocide. The project aims to raise awareness and push international organizations, including the United Nations, to develop an action plan to combat gender-based violence.

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Inc

added 07/30/2009

A site dedicated to providing information, resources, and research on women with disabilities in Australia.

Women's Human Rights Resources

added 12/16/1996
Bora Laskin Law Library

Database from the Bora Laskin Law Library, University of Toronto. Includes conventions, reports, bibliographies, and articles available on the internet.

Women's Independence Scholarship Program, Inc.

added 09/24/2008

Founded by Doris Buffett, this organization provides scholarships to women survivors of domestic abuse enabling them to change their lives through education. The scholarships cover tuition, books, school fees and related expenses, such as child care and transportation.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

added 05/14/1996

An organization that aims to bring women of different political and philosophical tendencies together to study and help abolish the political, social, economic, and psychological causes of war and to work for a constructive peace.

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.

Women's Justice Center of the Pace University School of Law

added 05/25/2010

A training, resource and direct legal services center that develops strategies with community partners for recognizing and eradicating abuse.

Women's Law Project

added 05/25/2010

The Women's Law Project works to create a more just and equitable society for women through advocacy, education, and litigation.


added 06/04/2008

"WomenSafe works toward the elimination of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women and their children through direct service, education and social change."


added 04/30/2010

A portal on women, peace, and security. It is intended to address the lack of consolidated data on the impact of armed conflict on women and girls as noted by Security Council resolution 1325 (2000).


added 02/18/2000

This is the United Nations Internet gateway on the advancement and empowerment of Women. Here you can learn about the work of the United Nations entities and inter-governmental and treaty bodies that deal with the advancement and empowerment of women and about international instruments on women's rights, as well as find information about UN conferences, statistical data, and UN appointments.

Women’s Coalition of St. Croix

added 02/26/2007

Coalition for domestic and sexual violence located in Christiansted, Virgin Islands.

Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA)

added 01/24/2002

Fights online harassment through education of the general public, education of law enforcement personnel, and empowerment of victims. We've also formulated voluntary policies which we encourage online communities to adopt in order to create safe and welcoming environments for all internet users.

Working with Children Towards a Healthy & Non-Violent Future

added 06/11/2008

"This Special Collection provides a unique perspective on working with children (younger than 13 years of age), focusing on theories and strategies for raising respectful, non-violent people. Resources included here discuss child development and how to utilize this knowledge when implementing primary prevention strategies that foster healthy attitudes and behaviors"

Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center

added 10/28/2010

In partnership with Futures Without Violence and six national organizations, the Office on Violence Against Women provides this virtual resource for employers to address the impacts of domestic violence in the workplace.
Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center provides information, resources, tools, and technical assistance to employers and labor organizations to facilitate and encourage safer and more effective responses to employees who are victims of domestic, sexual and dating violence or stalking.

World Childhood Foundation

added 04/03/2002

The World Childhood Foundation identifies, reviews and supports existing projects and efforts that are in line with its mission. The Foundation also works actively to raise public consciousness about children's rights and how vulnerable and exploited children are suffering in various parts of the world.

World Institute on Disability

added 07/30/2009

"The mission of the World Institute on Disability (WID) in communities and nations worldwide is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance. "

Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

added 02/12/2002

This organization works to provide advocacy and safety for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in their communities. Website includes crisis resources; staff and member resources; an events calendar; and job announcements.

XY Online

added 08/28/2009

One of the most substantial resources on men, masculinities, and gender on the internet. Includes manuals, resource guides, and articles on a wide range of topics including violence, working with men and boys, health, and sexualities.

Your Voice Counts: Speak Up Against Domestic Violence

added 11/06/2012

Your Voice Counts is all about encouraging bystanders, especially men, to start talking about domestic violence. The site includes a new video PSA featuring Sportscaster James Brown, the compelling testimonies of survivors and a new, online resource guide to help bystanders start talking about domestic violence. These tools include "Five Ways for Men to Speak Up Against Domestic Violence" and "How to Start the Conversation with a Friend, Co-worker or Survivor"