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Domestic Violence, Battering & Teen Dating Violence

Domestic Violence Hotlines & Help

Violence Against Women Office (Office of Justice Programs/Dept of Justice)

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) - national hotline or search by zipcode

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Domestic Violence

Bureau of Justice Statistics, Family Violence Statistics: Including Statistics on Strangers and Acquaintances (NCJ 207846, June, 2005) Download 'Full Report' 1 MB Acrobat file. There's a simpler Family Violence Statistics Website also from BJS. 

Stalking Victimization in the US (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2009) [more on stalking below]

Domestic Violence Counts 2007: this annual Census collects an unduplicated count of adults and children seeking services from domestic violence shelter programs in the United States during a single 24-hour survey period. Statistics by state are also available.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence or End Abuse.org 

Metro Nashville Police Department Domestic Abuse Information [great information, including a detailed safety plan; see the 211 page lesson plan for a good overview]

Toolkit to End Violence Against Women [Violence Against Women Office & National Advisory Council] Topics include Communities, CJ System, Economic Security, Colleges, Youth, the Public, Media, Faith Based, Native Communities, Military, International Trafficking

American Bar Association's Domestic Violence pages

He sent flowers so everything is OK (intense read) (alternate site)

Victim Services Domestic Violence Shelter Tour

Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence (facts, articles/advice, best practices)

End Violence Against Women Blog (UK)

Nowhere to Hide: When Teri Lee's life was threatened by an ex-boyfriend, she did everything she could to protect herself and her children. Would anyone help? (MCNBC - transcript and video)

Family Violence

"There is an overlap of 30 to 60 percent between violence against children and violence against women in the same families"

Mental Health Effects of Family Violence

Family Violence Prevention Fund

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect

Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence and some of the ways that teens have  been abused

Youth Resources on Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence Happens... But You Can Stop It

LoveIsNotAbuse.com ~ LoveIsRespect.org (National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline)

Break The Cycle.org ~ ChooseRespect.org (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the CDC website also has information available)

Publications and Related Resources pages created for National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Week 2008 (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)

Teen Dating Violence: Boys Are Also Victims


Stalking awareness page from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service

"Stalking" examines the problem of stalking and the factors that contribute to it, reviews responses to the problem, and what is known about them from evaluative research and police practice. (58 p, .pdf: National Inst of Justice & Natl Center for Victims of Crime)

Stalking Resource Center (National Center for the Victims of Crime)

Online Stalking & Harassment from (HaltAbuse.org)

Working With Victims of Stalking - Podcast via Lewis & Clark Law School

Sheryl Crow's "Suitor" and Other Celebrity Stalkers: When Do They Legally Infringe Privacy? (Findlaw.com guest column)

Misc, But Helpful...

Criminal Justice Exploration Guide: A little slow loading but very comprehensive lists of links to internet resources on 

National Organization for Women

British Policing & Crime Reducing Crime Unit: What Works for Reducing Domestic Violence or Violence Against Women page

Healthy Relationships Violence Prevention Curriculum

CNET (Computer Network): How to Protect Your Child Online [excellent series of articles covering different topics; helpful list of resources] 

Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women

Maybe a reading on professional ethics that discusses harassment and includes the actual wording of several professional codes of ethics? 


Safety Plan

Risk Assessment

Why Some Women Sometimes Stay

Is the relationship Abusive? Questions from a recovering batterer

Survivor's Handbook - comprehensive and well done from defining abuse to understanding the legal system

Rape & Acquaintance Rape

Paul's Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Class

Men's groups working to end violence against women

Abuse Aware - website uses pictures and video to confront the public with documentation of real faces and true stories.

Tribal Court Clearinghouse [violence against  American Indian and First Nations women. Great page!!]

Toolkit to End Violence Against Women: Native Americans

DV by Police Officers

DV in the military [2003 report by DOD - 211 page .pdf]

Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence

Battered Lesbians

Domestic Violence in the African American Community

Muslims And Domestic Violence

Broadening Our Understanding of
Violence Against Women
Among Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Minorities
(U.S. Natl Inst of Justice)

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (New England and Boston, MA based)

Asian & Pacific Islander American Institute on Dom Viol

Battered Immigrant Women

Jewish Women International


Rape As Social Murder by Cathy Winkler (excerpt) 

Not to People Like Us: Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages

Male victims of domestic violence - Professor Michael Kimmel offers a substantive and methodological review of claims of 'gender symmetry' in domestic violence.

A New York High Court Decision on Domestic Violence: Can a Parent Be Guilty of Neglect Simply Because She Is Victimized in the Presence of Her Children? (Findlaw.com guest column)

Philip Morris spent $2 million on domestic violence programs, then $108 million on an advertising campaign to tell about it.  MORE?



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