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National Coalition Against Domestic Violence -- Dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and to the elimination of violence in the lives of battered women and their children.

The Violence Against Women Office (VAWO) handles legal and policy issues regarding violence against women, provides national and international leadership and responds to requests for information regarding violence against women.

Family Violence Prevention Project -- Works to end domestic violence and those whose lives are devastated by abuse.

Domestic and Sexual Violence Data Collection -- A Report to Congress under Violence Against Women Act

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence -- Provides a national network for state coalitions and local programs serving battered women and their children, public policy at the national level, technical assistance, community awareness campaigns, general information and referrals, and publications.

National Organization for Women -- NOW's half a million members make a difference. They organize protests on violence against women and advocate for survivors of rape, sexual harassment or sex discrimination. NOW & Violence Against Women

Second Closet: Domestic Violence in Lesbian and Gay Relationships: A Western Australian Perspective -- Discusses domestic violence in lesbian and gay relationships, the recognition of same sex domestic violence, myths, stereotypes, responding to same sex domestic violence, and the criminal justice system.

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African-American Community is a interdisciplinary forum of the African-American perspective on domestic violence.

The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) is dedicated to eliminating domestic violence affecting Latino communities.

Family Violence: A Statistical Profile Statistics is a report dealing with the nature and extent of domestic violence in Canada. 1997 report is produced by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS).

Spouse Murder in Large Urban Counties -- 1 in 3 spouse murder cases in 1988 were in the nation's 75 largest urban counties. Half of the murders occurred in the 75 largest counties. Of the spouse murders, 59% were husbands killing wives, and 41% were wives killing husbands. This report discusses how prosecutors, judges, and juries handled these two types of murder cases and gives specific case histories, describing each case and its outcome in court. 10/11/95 Bureau of Justice Statistics

Caring for Patients Suffering from Intimate Partner Violence - A Study of Emergency Department Practices and Protocols pdf file

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