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Domestic Violence Websites - October Awareness

Here are some websites that you can learn more about domestic violence and help make a difference in other's lives. Just spreading the word can give that one person the way out. Please remember that.




The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is the voice of victims and survivors. We are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence. We do this by effecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline | 24/7 Confidential Support

Here at The Hotline we're talking about the most current topics related to domestic violence - and we want to hear what you have to say. Join in on the discussions by leaving a comment on a post, responding to someone else's comment, or sharing the content with your Facebook and Twitter friends.

National Network to End Domestic Violence | Home

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a membership and advocacy organization representing the 56 U.S. state and territorial domestic violence coalitions. NNEDV is the voice of these coalitions, their more than 2,000 local domestic violence member programs, and the millions of domestic violence survivors who turn to them for services.

Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Partners may be married or not married; heterosexual, gay, or lesbian; living together, separated or dating. Although emotional, psychological and financial abuse are not criminal behaviors, they are forms of abuse and can lead to criminal violence.

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

NCDSV offers consulting, training and advocacy on issues relating to domestic violence and sexual abuse. | Home

Legal information, help and support for women, teens, and girls living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault (custody, divorce, restraining orders, orders of protection, immigration, military law, tribal law, kidnapping, stalking, dating violence, and more).

Help for Abused and Battered Women

In This Article Getting out of an abusive or violent relationship isn't easy. Maybe you're still hoping that things will change or you're afraid of what your partner will do if he discovers you're trying to leave. Whatever your reasons, you probably feel trapped and helpless. But help is available.




This website is intended to provide general information only and is not to be considered legal advice in any manner. If you, a friend, or a family member are experiencing a crime of domestic violence, it is imperative that you contact the authorities and also seek legal advice through an attorney who will be able to represent your interests regarding the legal issues contained herein.

Violence Against Women

Far too many women and girls live in fear day in and day out. The World Health Organization reports that an astounding one in three women worldwide experiences physical or sexual violence. In some countries, that rate jumps to 70 percent.

Home - The National Crittenton Foundation

Our Mission We know that with the right opportunities and support, girls and young women impacted by violence and childhood adversity can: BELIEVE in their ability to thrive ACHIEVE long-term ...

Understanding Domestic Violence

What is domestic violence? It takes many forms, but in general domestic violence is a pattern of violent and coercive behavior used by one partner in a relationship to control another. It affects all communities, regardless of income, race or religion. Domestic violence can include physical, emotional and sexual abuse, financial control and social isolation.

Raised on Fear

A Spellbinding True Story FREE HANDLING & SHIPPING! "I grew up in a world of violence and unpredictability. I learned to take care of myself because no one else would. I learned to lie, to conceal and to cover my fear with anger and violence."

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What should I do if I am sexually assaulted? Find a safe environment - anywhere away from the attacker. Ask a trusted friend stay with you for moral support. Preserve evidence of the attack - don't bathe or brush your teeth. Write down all the details you can recall about the attack & the attacker.

They reflect the fact that men and women have very different experiences - and the fact that women and girls often face gender-based discrimination that puts them at increased risk of poverty, violence, ill health and a poor education.

CURRENT COLUMNHow Can We Help Women? By Helping Men In her thoughtful op-ed in the New York Times, family historian Stephanie Coontz answered the question "How can we help men?" with a ringing endorsement of gender equality: "By helping women," she answered. I'd like to suggest the converse is equally true.

Did you know that college aged students are at the highest risk for being sexually assaulted? With spring break just around the corner, RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, released helpful safety tips for spring break. Whether you are headed to the beach or overseas or devoting your spring break to community service, it's important to keep your safety top of mind. Against Women Features

In Lebanon, Violence Between the Sheets Is Legal Lebanon's parliament recently dropped a bill to criminalize violence against women. Paola Salwan Daher says activists have pursued the matter as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence that culminates on Dec. 10, Human Rights Day.

The following are exclusive excerpts from the "Violence Against Women" chapter of Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century. For complete information and resources, we recommend that you consult the chapter and the book in its entirety.


See's Anti-Violence Resources Section section for other Violence Against Women columns, articles, alerts, links, news and resources.

V I O L E N C E* A G A I N S T* W O M E N* by Vera Anderson A Woman Like You: The Face of Domestic Violence The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass, Laura Davis The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by Gavin De Becker Crime Victim's Guide to Justice (Self-Help Law Kit With Forms) by Mary L.

Officer-involved domestic violence | Abuse of Power | Diane Wetendorf Inc

Officer involved domestic violence, abuse of power, Police perpetrated domestic violence resources. Diane Wetendorf Inc

Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence | Special Committees and Commissions / Commission on Domestic Violence

Our mission is to increase access to justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by mobilizing the legal profession.

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