Information about domestic violence topics covered including coping strategies, diagnosis and symptoms, prevention and screening, research, specific conditions, laws relating to domestic violence and treatment.
The National Workplace Resource Center on Domestic Violence -- Help prevent domestic violence in your workplace. Whether it's helping a co-worker, organizing a related event at your office or helping to change workplace policy, you can activate others to join the movement to end abuse.
Prevalence, Incidence, and Consequences of Violence Against Women: Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey -- Statistics on the prevalence and incidence of rape, physical assaults on women, domestic violence, the rate of injury among rape and physical assault victims, and stalking.
Family law deals with the creation, maintenance, and dissolution of relationships between individuals that are created by genetic relationship, marriage, and other legally recognized ways of forming a family.
Batterer Intervention: Program Approaches and Criminal Justice Strategies -- Batterer intervention programs are an integral part of any comprehensive approach to domestic violence. However, because intervention programs are relatively new, there is a need for increased communication between programming providers and criminal justice professionals.
Intimate partners: current or former spouses, boyfriends, and girlfriends -- Violent crimes include lethal (homicide) and nonlethal (rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) offenses.
AMA's Guidelines on Domestic Violence -- Interpersonal violence and abuse are leading causes of morbidity and mortality.
International Family Law: A Selective Resource Guide -- Major international agreements as they pertain to the status of children.
Copyright Kari Sable 1994-2007
September 20, 2007
In a crisis situation, call 911 or the police.
For victims of domestic violence seeking immediate help, services and referrals call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at: 1-800-799-SAFE or 1-800-787-3224 TTD