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Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center

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The Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center project offers information on the Internet for the benefit of those interested in providing effective workplace responses to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.

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1in6

Contact Email
info@1in6.org
Description

The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in live healthier, happier lives. 1in6's mission also includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.

1in6 offers a wide range of information and services for men with histories of unwanted or abusive sexual experiences, and anyone who cares about them. Some of the organization's resources include:

  • A 24/7 online helpline where men and the people who care about them can chat one-on-one with a trained advocate.
  • Free and confidential weekly online support groups.
  • A wealth of useful information on topics related to male sexual abuse and assault, including answers to common questions.
  • Trauma-informed trainings and webinars for service providers and organizations around the world.
  • The Bristlecone Project, a collection of portraits, videos, and written narratives of male survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
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AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women

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info@AEquitasResource.org
Description

AEquitas' mission is to improve the quality of justice in sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking cases by developing, evaluating, and refining prosecution practices that increase victim safety and offender accountability.

AEquitas staff support prosecutors and allied professionals by conducting legal research; providing 24/7 case consultation; hosting specialized or state-specific training events and webinars; providing individual experts to jurisdictions and organizations; and publishing articles, monographs, and other resources on topics relevant to the prosecution of violence against women.  

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Justice Research and Statistics Association's Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Data Resource Center

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lwagner@jrsa.org
Description

The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Data Resource Center provides information on how data are collected and used in the United States. Funded by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, this Center seeks to identify the types of information currently being captured by state and local agencies. Summaries of state projects and reports are provided, as well as links to data, relevant reports, and collection forms being used to collect data.

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202-842-9330
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Fax:
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202-842-9329
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American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)

Contact Email
apsac@apsac.org
Description

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is the leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence. As a multidisciplinary group of professions, APSAC achieves its mission in a number of ways, most notably through expert training and educational activities, policy leadership and collaboration, and consultation that emphasizes theoretically sound, evidence-based principles.

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877-402-7722
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American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

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The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, a resource center, provides professional publications on violence against women (intimate partner violence, sexual assault, adolescent dating violence) and materials for patient education in English and Spanish.

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American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project

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Founded in 1972 by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Prison Project seeks to create constitutional conditions of confinement and strengthen prisoners’ rights through class action litigation and public education. Our policy priorities include reducing prison overcrowding, improving prisoner medical care, eliminating violence and maltreatment in prisons and jails, and minimizing the reliance on incarceration as a criminal justice sanction. The Project also publishes a semi-annual Journal, coordinates a nationwide network of litigators, conducts training and public education conferences, and provides expert advice and technical assistance to local community groups and lawyers throughout the country.

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Stalking Resource Center

Contact Email
SRC@ncvc.org
Description

The Stalking Resource Center is an initiative of the National Center for Victims of Crime, with initial funding from the Violence Against Women Office of the U.S. Department of Justice. Its primary purpose is to provide resources, training and technical assistance to victim service providers and criminal justice professionals in an effort to promote a shared, national understanding of stalking and to support locally coordinated, multidisciplinary anti-stalking approaches and responses.  

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