RESOURCES AND LINKS – INTERNATIONAL
American Domestic Violence Crisis Line (Americans living overseas) – The Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center works with abused Americans and their children in foreign countries to provide domestic violence and child abuse advocacy, resources and tools so that they can navigate the complicated jurisdictional, legal and social international landscapes, to be able to live their lives free of abuse either in the foreign country or back in the United States.
The Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse is a national organization, providing high quality information about domestic and family violence issues and practice.
The Mankind Initiative, in the UK, is a national charity that provides help and support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence.
The One in Three Campaign, in Australia, aims to raise public awareness of the existence and needs of male victims of family violence and abuse; to work with government and non-government services alike to provide assistance to male victims; and to reduce the incidence and impacts of family violence on Australian men, women and children.
Respect is a membership organization that helps to develop, deliver and support effective services for:
- male and female perpetrators of domestic violence
- young people who use violence and abuse at home and in relationships
- men who are victims of domestic violence
They offer two helplines:
- The Respect Phoneline – for domestic violence perpetrators and professionals who would like further information about services for those using violence/abuse in their intimate partner relationships.
- The Men’s Advice Line – for men experiencing domestic violence in same sex or heterosexual relationships.
UNIFEM – United Nations Development for Women
Women’s Aid (United Kingdom)
Women’s Link Worldwide (Western Europe and Latin America)
Visit the Hot Peach Pages for a worldwide list of agencies that address domestic violence.
Unity & Hope is a grass roots project (voluntary led, self-funded, non-profiting) inspired by their unpublished research findings, working/personal experiences, and contact they have had with a wide range of women and girls and professionals/services over a number of years. They seek to address the lack of appropriate long term, specialist support services for adult survivors and Ethnic Minority/Asian women and girls who have experienced child sexual abuse (CSA) /sexual violence at any point in their life or are at risk.