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Violence

Global Database on Violence Against Women
The Global Database on Violence against Women provides easy access to comprehensive and up-to-date information on measures undertaken by United Nations Member States to address all forms of violence against women.

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services
Empowers Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment to transform their lives, while striving to change the beliefs and behaviors that foster and perpetuate violence. They provide comprehensive services to individuals and families, community education, and advocacy on systems and policy issues.

Victim Connect
Education resource center with information about sexual assault.

Social Work Degree.net | Domestic Violence Prevention
101 great resources for domestic violence prevention. Some of the sites included here offer immediate assistance, and some concentrate on eliminating the causes of domestic violence on a larger scale.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
This coalition includes shelter and service programs for battered women and serves as a national information and referral center for the general public, media, battered women and their children, allied and member agencies and organizations. The website describes programs and avenues for grassroots organizations to get technical assistance.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
This non-profit organization, based in Washington, D.C., operates a sexual assault hotline (800-656-HOPE) which functions as a partnership of more than 860 rape crisis centers across the country. The web site offers practical advice for victims of assault or friends of victims, provides access to counseling centers around the nation, and describes RAINN's efforts.

Partnership Against Domestic Violence
The mission of PADV is to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empower its survivors. Their vision is a community free of domestic violence. To that end they: work to educate the public on the dynamics of intimate partner violence; promote healthy dating relationships among adolescents and teens to prevent future violence; offer safety and shelter for battered women and their children; restore power, self-sufficiency, and control to survivors; and create an effective and coordinated community response to intimate partner violence.

Georgia's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council | Victims Compensation
Information on Georgia's crime victim's compensation program. When other resources are exhausted, the Georgia Crime Victims Compensation Program (Victims Comp) may be able to assist you with up to $25,000 in compensation for expenses and loss of income or support as a result of the victimization.

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