Violence Again Women Resources
Violence against women often goes unreported. However, the facts are that women of all ages, races and religions experience violence everyday in the U.S. and throughout the world. Violence against women and girls can include many forms of abuse including: sexual assault, domestic violence, rape, human trafficking, mutilation, harassment, stalking, homicide and many more. There are numerous organizations in government and the private sector working to increase awareness and improve woman's rights. Find programs and services dedicated to improving women's equality in society.
Advancement of Woman
The office of Women's Health works to improve the health and safety of woman and girls in the U.S. They work with numerous government agencies to educate and inform both the public and professional about woman's rights, healthcare issues, violence, advancement of woman in the medical and scientific fields and more. Read More
The Department of Justice strives to ensure public safety for all Americans. They work to prevent and prosecute crime including violence against woman and girls. There are number of ways that woman are violated everyday in the U.S. The DOJ provides an easy way to report violent acts against woman. Read More
Worldwide Violence of Women
Women and girls are the victims of brutality and cruelty everyday in the U.S. and the rest of the world. The United Nations believes that the best way to end violence against females is to stop the violence from happening to start with, ending discrimination and education about female equality. Read More
Every day, the number of woman and girls abused or killed in the U.S. are staggering. These statistics include rape, harassment, stalking, sexual abuse and outright murder. The National Organization of Woman (NOW) fights to eliminate discrimination and harassment, to increase the rights and equality of women and put an end to violence.
Florida Violence Help Center
The mission of the Florida CADV is to work towards ending violence of women and girls through public consciousness, safety planning, educational programs and the endorsement of high quality domestic violence centers. When you or someone you know needs help or have concerns about violence against women, contact the Florida CADV.
2012 Florida Domestic Violence Fatalities
The National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative (NDVFRI) has released the 2012 statistics for the State of Florida. The report provides data on the number of domestic violence deaths and injuries, discuss ways of preventing them in the future, and strive to increase the well-being of battered women through education and safety programs.
Fighting for a Safer World for Women and Girls
Millions of women and girls suffer from violence in their homes and communities each and every day. Across the globe, women are tortured, violated, raped, disfigured, and killed due to discrimination and gender based bias. Amnesty International, a global human rights organization, fights to create a safer world for all women and girls.
Who commits Rape and Violence?
What makes a man commit violence or rape against a women or girl? The answer is not simple. Perhaps they themselves have been harmed, traumatized or rejected or they have a psychological deficit. But how can you tell? Get the facts; the CDC has a list of considerations and warning signs that every woman should be aware of.
The VAWA was the first law to help government agencies and victim advocates work together to fight domestic abuse, rape, and other types of violent acts against women. The VAWA established tougher sentences for crimes perpetrated against women and started programs to help the victims of violence. Now, in its nineteenth year, the law has been expanded to include many additional services. Read More
Warning Signs of Abuse
Many women do not report abuse or domestic violence perpetrated against them. Some women want to protect the family unit, but many are afraid. The victim could be your sister, mother or friend. Learn the warning signs of domestic violence and how to help the victim get out of the dangerous situation. Read More