Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

  • Resource, referral, and networking organization that seeks to help victims and survivors of exploitation by psychotherapists and other healthcare providers find the support and resources they will need to understand what has happened to them, take action, and heal.  Email for referrals, support, and other assistance; emails are generally answered within 72 hours by trained volunteers.

  • Clearinghouse and library for information relating to sexual violence, including publications, research, and other resources both print and online. Website also provides a complete list of state and territory anti-sexual violence coalitions and their contact information. Does not provide crisis intervention, but can provide referrals.

  • Community organizing, parole advocacy, public education, media campaigns, and policy work to achieve clemency and justice for battered women in California prisons.

  • The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (NCPOFFC) is a project of the Battered Women’s Justice Project. NCPOFFC’s mission is to facilitate implementation of the Full Faith and Credit clause of the Violence Against Women Act in all states, tribes, and territories by raising public awareness of the statute’s requirements and by providing problem-solving technical assistance and support to individuals and jurisdictions.

  • AVP is dedicated to eliminating hate violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities through counseling, advocacy, organizing, and public education.

  • Sexual and domestic violence resources, including publications, grant programs, public policy, fact sheets, and research.

  • Grassroots, volunteer effort working to prepare and file clemency petitions for women in Michigan prisons who have been convicted of murder, but who acted in self-defense of an abuser. The Clemency Project advocates for the freedom and human and civil rights of battered women prisoners through clemency petitions and through other legal and advocacy efforts, publishes original research, and provides public education through events, rallies, lectures, publications, and free distribution and screenings of films narrated by Michigan women prisoners.

  • International, multifaith organization working to end sexual and domestic violence by helping religious leaders become part of community response to domestic violence. Works with clergy and religious communities by providing on-site training, as well as internet, video, and other informational resources to prevent sexual and domestic violence.  Special projects focus on clergy ethics, prevention of child abuse, trafficking and sexual exploitation.

  • Addresses domestic violence among lesbians, bisexual women, and in transgender communities.

  • Nonprofit organization providing information and resources to promote awareness and understanding of the issues involved in sexual assault and other abuse by helping professionals, including doctors, therapists, teachers, and clergy. Website has database of attorneys who specialize in practitioner abuse, links to resources, forums, and other helpful information.

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