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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- A Air Rage or Skyrage-Its Psychology and Solutions www
A Ph. Rage or Skyrage-Its Psychology and Solutions.D. gives advice and analyzes road rage psychology. Air Rage or Skyrage-Its Psychology and Solutions.
- Provides Air Rage Information Page www
Provides relevant resources on the web, Rage Information Page, books, from the FAA, organizations, media coverage, and advice. Air Rage Information Page.
- 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.
- Emphasizes End Violence Project www
Emphasizes compassion, Violence Project, forgiveness, empowerment, and integrity. Philadelphia-based. End Violence Project.
- This Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies www
This website is sponsored by the Columbia University Institute for Child and Family Policy and provides cross-national, International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies, comparative information and linkages regarding the policies, programs, benefits and services available in the advanced industrialized countries to address child, youth and family needs. Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies.
- A Youth Today www
A national source for news, Today, views and important developments in the youth service field from a nonprofit organization. Youth Today.
- 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.
- A Hidden Hurt - Domestic Abuse Information www
A UK-based support site including different forms of abuse, Hurt - Domestic Abuse Information, its effect on victims, the cycle of violence, PTSD, national helplines and resources, personal stories, and articles. Hidden Hurt - Domestic Abuse Information.
- 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.
- 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.
- Paper Violence and Disabled Women, by Iglesias, M.; Gil, G.; Joneken, A.; Mickler, B.; Knudsen, J.S. www
Paper from the METIS project, and Disabled Women, by Iglesias, M.; Gil, G.; Joneken, A.; Mickler, B.; Knudsen, J.S., European Unión DAPHNE initiative. Violence and Disabled Women, by Iglesias, M.; Gil, G.; Joneken, A.; Mickler, B.; Knudsen, J.S..
- Discusses Beyond Abuse: Treatment Approaches for People with Disabilities www
Discusses the abuse of people with developmental disabilities and makes recommendations for assessment, Abuse: Treatment Approaches for People with Disabilities, intervention and treatment of those abused. Beyond Abuse: Treatment Approaches for People with Disabilities.
- 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.
- Library Speakout.com: Issues www
Library of online information and links related to (mostly U. Issues.S.) public policy issues. Formerly Policy.com. Speakout.com: Issues.
- 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