American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Violence Against Women Webpage
Find resources for clinicians which include referral information and advice on how to screen for violent abuse. Resources for girls and women include a self-administered "check list" for abuse, a safety plan for escaping violence and updates on new legislation and policies regarding violence against women.
Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence
The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence is a New England-based organization that conducts outreach, education, violence prevention, counseling, and adovocacy programming aimed at ending domestic violence. Their resources are specifically directed toward Asian families, providing much-needed multicultural and multilingual programs and information.
Chaya - A domestic violence organization serving South Asian women in Washington state.
Helpline: 206-325-0325 | Toll-free: 1-877-92CHAYA
Office: 206-568-7576 | Fax: 206-568-2479
P.O. Box 22291 Seattle, WA 98122
Domestic Violence and Mental Health Policy Initiative
The Domestic Violence and Mental Health Policy Initiative (DVMHPI) is an innovative Chicago-based project designed to address the unmet mental health needs of domestic violence survivors and their children. Since its inception in 1999, DVMHPI has engaged over 75 domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse and social service agencies in the Chicago area, as well as City and State policymakers, as part of a collaborative effort to build the capacity of local service systems to provide culturally relevant, trauma-informed services that address the mental health impact of domestic violence and lifetime abuse.
Feminist Majority Foundation's National Center for Women and Policing
Information about this vital initiative to improve police response to incidents of family violence, and to increase women's participation in policing.
A non-profit organization located in Lawrence, Kansas that provides support and advocacy for victim-survivors of sexual violence, as well as prevention education to the community.
Help for the sexually assaulted
We offer services to individuals who have been abused physically, mentally, and sexually. We offer legal information and advocacy on reporting an incident and what to do in an emergency situation. We can help on where you can go and what you can do. We are based in Indiana, but we can help you find help in your area.
Jewish Women International
2000 M Street, NW Suite 720
Washington, DC 20036
202.857.1300 or 800.343.2823
202.857.1380 - Fax
Life Can Be Good - Canadian Domestic Violence Community & Blog Network
The site is in its early stages and offers free blogs and collective info for survivors and victims of abuse and abusers. There is so much involved with this social problem and there are more people affected and a lot of voices to be heard.
METRAC Home Page
The Toronto-based organiztion METRAC (Metro Action Committee On Public Violence Against Women and Children) is a community organization that promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence. The site features information about METRAC, its resources, as well as links to other sites.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
"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. With funding from the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), and in partnership with the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the National Sheriffs’ Association and the National Center for Rural Law Enforcement, the National Center trains law enforcement officers on their response to domestic and sexual violence."
NOW and Violence Against Women
This section of the National Organization for Women homepage contains articles from the NOW newsletter, information about the Rally for Women's Lives and the Youngfeminist's Conference. There is also a page of statistics with sources ranging from 1989-1994.
Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV)
Supporting women and their children in their efforts to live violence free
Peace at Home, Inc.
With a goal of stopping domestic violence and empowering survivors, this agency1s site provides general facts about domestic violence including the cycle of abuse and organizing a personalized safety plan. Also contains referrals or contact numbers for hotlines across the country and links to related sights.
The Polaris Project
Based in Washington, DC, Polaris Project is one of the largest grassroots anti-trafficking organizations in the United States, operating local, national, and international programs.
Combining policy advocacy, activist research, and direct intervention for trafficking victims, Polaris Project takes a comprehensive approach to combating modern-day slavery. Polaris has also developed the world's largest research and activism website on sex trafficking: HumanTrafficking.com.
The R.O.S.E. Fund
The R.O.S.E. Fund was established in 1993 as an umbrella organization to raise funds and awareness for women survivors of domestic violence. The R.O.S.E. Fund awards grants to direct service agencies throughout the United States and develops innovative programst to help women achieve a positive self-esteem and rebuild their lives.
Womens International League for Peace and Feedom
For more than three quarters of a century, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) has been in the vanguard of national and international protests against war, supporters of struggles for justice and freedom, and advocates of women's rights.