Sites that deal with the issues of violence or abuse in our society, including violence against individual people or classes of people, violence in certain places, and the study of violence and violent behavior as well as non-violent forms of abuse such as psychological abuse or neglect. Violence and Abuse Issues Society.
Violence is defined by the World Health Organization as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation", although the group acknowledges that the inclusion of "the use of power" in its definition expands on the conventional meaning of the word. (wikipedia)
- Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) www
Offers information and resources on violence and various types of abuse. Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA). Provides links to related resources, including information about child abuse, domestic violence, violence against women, and elder abuse.
- Online Power-Under: Trauma and Nonviolent Social Change www
Online book about connections between oppression, Trauma and Nonviolent Social Change, trauma, and internalized powerlessness, with strategies for breaking cycles of violence. Power-Under: Trauma and Nonviolent Social Change.
- Internet Internet Campaign Against Violence www
Internet movement devoted to the promotion of healthy, Campaign Against Violence, non-violent means of solving conflicts. Internet Campaign Against Violence.
- Works FaithTrust Institute www
Works with faith communities to combat abuse and violence in families, Institute, religious communities, and across society, including sexual abuse. Describes programs and perspectives for different world faiths and provides resources on the issues. FaithTrust Institute.
- Provides Violence As A Public Health Issue www
Provides summaries, A Public Health Issue, abstracts to cases, and law review articles dealing with the problem of preventing violence in the United States of America. Violence As A Public Health Issue.
- Assists The Violence Institute Of New Jersey At UMNDJ www
Assists New Jersey in addressing the unacceptably high rates of violence statewide. The Violence Institute Of New Jersey At UMNDJ.
- Resources Andrew Vachss' Help Resources www
Resources and collected news articles on matters of abuse, Vachss' Help Resources, violence and neglect. Andrew Vachss' Help Resources.
- Articles, Abuse and Violence in Relationships www
Articles, and Violence in Relationships, advice, tips, newsletter and forum on abuse in general as well as child abuse, sexual abuse. Abuse and Violence in Relationships.
- An Matrism/Patrism Explained www
An explanation of the random violence that has erupted in the community at the end of the twentieth century that was predicted by G. Explained.R Taylor's theory of Matrism/Patrism. Matrism/Patrism Explained.
- Illustrates The Scapegoat Society www
Illustrates the dynamics of scapegoating and how to neutralize it. Scapegoat Society. For scapegoaters' targets and students of scapegoating psychology. The Scapegoat Society.
- How What Friendly Skies? www
How to survive in an age of flight delays and cancellations. Friendly Skies?. What Friendly Skies?.
- Brief Unruly and Disruptive Passengers www
Brief discussion of the problem and some statistics. Unruly and Disruptive Passengers.
- Puts Verizon Wireless HopeLine www
Puts recycled wireless products and services to work focusing on the prevention of domestic violence and increasing community awareness. Verizon Wireless HopeLine.
- The Institute for Peace and Justice www
The Institute for Peace and Justice (IPJ) is an independent, for Peace and Justice, interfaith, nonprofit organization committed to the challenge, "If you want peace, work for justice." Institute for Peace and Justice.
- Features Promising Practices Network www
Features programs and practices that credible research indicates are effective in improving outcomes in the areas of child health, Practices Network, child safety, schooling, and family well-being. Sections on proven and promising programs, research in brief, and strengthening service delivery. Promising Practices Network.
- Seeks Forum for Youth Investment www
Seeks to help organizations and individuals in the allied youth fields by providing research, for Youth Investment, publications, and issue discussions. Resources, news, and the periodic publication Forum Focus. Forum for Youth Investment.
- Educational Persons Against Non-State Torture Including Ritual Abuse-Torture www
Educational resources and research including other forms of non-political torture, Against Non-State Torture Including Ritual Abuse-Torture, and pedophile behavior. Persons Against Non-State Torture Including Ritual Abuse-Torture.
- Provides Kinds of Abuse & The Dynamics of Abuse www
Provides articles on different kinds of abuse and their repercussions. Kinds of Abuse & The Dynamics of Abuse.
- Listings The Zero www
Listings of and links to agencies, Zero, organizations and websites to find help for and information about violence and abuse against disabled persons and the elderly. The Zero.
- Presentations, All Walks Of Life - Home of STOP the violence to people with disabilities www
Presentations, Walks Of Life - Home of STOP the violence to people with disabilities, data, prevention material, and advocacy on violence to people with disabilities. All Walks Of Life - Home of STOP the violence to people with disabilities.
- Deaf Deaf Abused Women Warriors Web Network (DAWWWN) www
Deaf Women reclaiming our lives and personal power through sharing. Abused Women Warriors Web Network (DAWWWN). TTY hotlines and links. Deaf Abused Women Warriors Web Network (DAWWWN).
- Prevention, All Walks Of Life - Home of STOP the violence to people with disabilities - The Dangers www
Prevention, Walks Of Life - Home of STOP the violence to people with disabilities - The Dangers, response and research news on violence towards people with disabilities. All Walks Of Life - Home of STOP the violence to people with disabilities - The Dangers.
- Nonprofit, IGC - Institute for Global Communications www
Nonprofit, Institute for Global Communications, provides alternative sources of information, and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations. IGC - Institute for Global Communications.
- A MillionSoulsAware.org www
A not-for-profit project aiming to raise awareness of issues of concern. MillionSoulsAware.org. Once a million persons have read the current featured article, the site will cover another topic. MillionSoulsAware.org.
- Alexa: Violence and Abuse Issues
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Violence and Abuse Issues
- DMOZ: Violence and Abuse Issues
dmoz.org Directory: Violence and Abuse Issues