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These are International Domestic Violence Resources.
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Wives not cows: Uganda dowry fuels domestic violence
"'People are commercialising marriages, denying children school, and arranging marriages early because they can get something,' Atim told AFP. 'Women are taken as property.'
Dowry payments encourage men to view their wife as a financial asset. 'It contributes to violence,' Atim said."
AFP, October 23, 2014.

European Study: Pregnant Women Commonly Report History of Abuse
"Almost half of pregnant women surveyed in six European countries reported a history of abuse at some time in their lives, according to findings from a prospective cohort study."
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, June, 2014.

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

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

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

Hands Off
Sunday Observer, June 24, 2001

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

Australia's Aboriginal Women Call for End to Abuse
Reuters, June 21, 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

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

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

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Americans Overseas 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)
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 / (02)430-4227
E-mail :
Arugaan ng Kalakasan is a SEC–registered NGO providing services for battered women and mobilizing the community to action against domestic violence.
Service : Free face–to–face counseling by appointment
Schedule : Monday to Friday 8:00 – 5:00 PM

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
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.

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

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

Nottelefon Zurich
Phone: 044 291 46 46
(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
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
Support and information, referrals to refuges, counseling, and services for children.

Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE)
c/o Austrian Women's Shelter Network
Bacherplatz 10/ 4
1050 Vienna
Phone: 01-5482720
Refuges, hotlines, education, counseling throughout Europe.

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

World-Wide List of Domestic Abuse Agencies
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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