Explains how children can identify violence and abuse within the family, and what can be done to help. Includes FAQ, personal stories, legal advice, and lists of services in Australia.
A non-profit organization that produces and distributes documentaries and study guide resources on many social issues, including: domestic violence, trauma and recovery, and sexism.
Dedicated to the treatment, prevention and research of child abuse and neglect. Organization operates a hotline for child abuse and neglect.
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse - by Barbara J. Hart, Esq.
Contact information and a description of the work of the office, an online reference desk with information on topics such as drugs, elder abuse, and local courts, and information for police officers.
The American Bar Association's web site for domestic violence issues. Information for attorneys and survivors. Contains information on protecting privacy for survivors during and after divorce.
American Academy of Family Physicians
The Family Research Laboratory (FRL) is an independent research unit devoted to the study of family problems.
Addresses dating and domestic violence prevention. Provides a variety of support programs. Based in Minneapolis.
NACAFV provides education and advocacy around the issue of family violence in aboriginal communities.
Official site for current information on missing and exploited children. Search for missing children, view wanted posters, submit child "sightings", and additional information.
A Washington, DC group on family violence addressing child abuse, spouse/partner abuse (domestic violence), and elder abuse.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ABUSE IN LATER LIFE (<a href="docs/FAQs_DALL.pdf" target=blank alt="click for printable copy of FAQs">print</a>)
Dr. Susan Weitzman explores a heretofore overlooked population of battered wives--the highly-educated and upper-income women.
Discussion about child abuse in communities by author Andrew Vachss.
Protection From Abuse client education page. About Maine's Protection From Abuse law as well as links to other Maine sites
A non-profit project of the Tides Center working to create and promote community-based approaches to preventing violence against women and children.
Sibling abuse is probably the most common and accepted form of domestic violence.
Read about the symptoms of emotional abuse.
Discusses the implications of survey results for domestic violence programs, animal welfare organizations, and programs serving children of women who are battered by their partners.
Abstract of JAMA article by Patricia M. Dietz, DrPH, et al.
Nat'l Academy Press, Understanding and Preventing Violence, Volume 1 (1993), Chapter 5, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Article and resources on the controversial parental alienation syndrome, as it is used in child custody battles. Provided by the Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence, a professional organization of phyisicans, psychologists, nurses, social workers and others working in the field of child abuse and interpersonal violence.
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