DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

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These are International Domestic Violence Resources.
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ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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Australia's Aboriginal Women Call for End to Abuse
Reuters, June 21, 2001

Battery Behind the Shoji Screen
The Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2002

Both Sexes Equally Likely To Suffer Domestic Violence
The Guardian, January 22, 1999

Cop's Wife Dies in Station Shooting
SAPA, January 28, 2002

Crime or Custom? Violence Against Women in Pakistan
Report from Human Rights Watch, August 1999

Domestic Violence: Findings From a New British Crime Survey
A study from the U.K. Home Office, 1999.

Hands Off
Sunday Observer, June 24, 2001

Man Who Garrotted His Family Gets Life
The Guardian, May 25, 2001

Many Abused Women Lack Social Support to Leave
Reuters Health, July 16, 2001

Murder Moots 9th Circuit Case on Asylum for Domestic Violence Victim
The Recorder, December 10, 2001

Sacrificing Women to Save the Family?
Human Rights Watch, July 2001

Seeking Shelter
Legal Times, August 1, 2001

Violence Against Women: A Priority Health Issue
Comprehensive report from the World Health Organization, regarding violence against women worldwide, including domestic violence, commercial sexual exploitation, and sexual assault during wartime and at times of peace.

Women protesting 'rape law' in Afghanistan pelted with stones by angry mob
www.nydailynews.com, April 15, 2009

Women's Strategic Responses to Violence in Nicaragua
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, July 2001

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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American Domestic Violence Crisis Line
3300 N.W. 185th Street, Suite 133
Portland, OR 97229
Phone: (503) 203-1444
Toll-free: 1-866-USWOMEN (International Crisis Line)
www.866uswomen.org
Organization dedicated to assisting American women living overseas victimized by domestic violence. Outreach, safety planning, extensive support services, general info on domestic violence at website.

Arugaan ng Kalakasan
45 Maalalahanin St.
Teachers Village
Quezon City, Philippines
Phone: (02) 921-8013/928-7774
Arugaan ng Kalakasan is a SEC-registered NGO providing services for battered women and mobilizing the community to action against domestic violence.

British Columbia Institute Against Family Violence (Canada)
74640 Kitsilano RPO
Vancouver, BC V6K 4P4
Phone: (604) 669-7055
Toll-free: 1-877-755-7055
Toll-free (BC only): 1-800-563-0808
www.bcifv.org

Canadian National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Family Violence Prevention Unit
Public Health Agency of Canada
200 Eglantine Dr.
Ottawa, ON I9O 9D1
Phone: (613) 957-2938
TTY Toll-free: 1-800-561-5643
Toll-free: 1-800-267-1291
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/
The NCFV is a national resource centre for all Canadians seeking information about violence within the family, including spouse/partner abuse, child abuse, and elder abuse.

Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre
292 Wellington Street
Collingwood 3066
Victoria, Australia
Phone: (03) 9486-9866
TTY: (03) 9417-1255
home.vicnet.net.au/~dvirc/
Information and referral to local services for domestic violence victims, the children of domestic violence victims, and victims of intrafamiliar sexual abuse, throughout Australia.

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma at Alliant International University
10065 Old Grove Rd.
San Diego, CA 92131
Phone: (858) 527-1860 x 4160
www.ivatcenters.org

International Family Violence Prevention Fund
383 Rhode Island Street, Suite 304
San Francisco, CA 94163-5133
Phone: (415) 252-8900
TTY Toll-free: 1-800-595-4889
www.endabuse.org

Muslim Women's Help Line
Unit 3, 1st Floor
GEC Estate, East Lane
Glasgow, UK
Phone: 0808 801 0301
Hotline for Muslim women and girls in the U.K. dealing with domestic violence, sexual abuse, and other problems.

National Domestic Violence Hotline (Canada)
Toll-free: 1-800-363-9010
All provinces. Bilingual (English & French).

National Organization of Battered Women's Shelters (Sweden)
ROKS, Hornsgatan 66
118 21 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: 08-422 99 30
www.roks.se

Northern Ireland Women's Aid Federation
129 University Street
Belfast BT7 1HP
Phone: (028) 90 249041
Helpline: (0800) 9171414
www.niwaf.org
24-hour helpline for domestic violence victims. Support and information, referrals to refuges, counseling, and services for children.

Nottelefon Zurich
Phone: 044 291 46 46
www.frauenberatung.ch
(Pages available in German, English, French, Spanish & Italian) Counseling by phone and in person, free referrals to doctors and legal advisors, for women dealing with sexual harassment or abuse, or exploitation by therapists, doctors, ministers, at work or home.

Provincial Association of Transition Houses of Saskatchewan (P.A.T.H.S.)
1940 McIntyre Street
Regina, SK S4P 2R3
Phone: (306) 522-3515
www.abusehelplines.org
P.A.T.H.S. is a non-profit organization comprised of safe houses, shelters, transition and interval houses throughout Saskatchewan for women and children victimized by family violence. The Hot Peach Pages provide links to hotlines, shelters, legal and general info on family violence for Saskatchewan, and throughout Canada.

Scottish Women's Aid
2nd floor
132 Rose St.
Edinburgh EH2 3JD
United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 475 2372
24-hour helpline: 0800 027 1234
www.scottishwomensaid.co.uk
Support and information, referrals to refuges, counseling, and services for children.

Selbsthilfe - Missbrauch
www.selbsthilfe-missbrauch.de
A German language website for those recovering from child abuse and domestic violence; includes resources, chat, message forum, web-journal, and links.

Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE)
c/o Austrian Women's Shelter Network
Bacherplatz 10/ 4
1050 Vienna
Austria
Phone: 01-5482720
www.wave-network.org
Refuges, hotlines, education, counseling throughout Europe.
(also see: European Info Centre Against Violence; an online searchable database of European organizations and resources maintained by WAVE.)

Women's Aid Federation of England
P.O. Box 391
Bristol B599 7WS, England
Phone: 0117 944 4411
Freephone: 0808 2000 247
www.womensaid.org.uk

Women's Resource Info/Support Centre (Australia)
119 Lyons Street N.
Ballant 3350 Australia
Phone: (03) 53 333 666
wrisc.ballarat.net.au
Outreach, support, local referrals throughout Australia, downloadable publications, free lending library.

World-Wide List of Domestic Abuse Agencies
www.hotpeachpages.net
Global inventory of hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centres and women's organizations, searchable by country, plus index of domestic violence resources in over 70 languages.

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