Violence against Women
Female genital mutilation or cutting refers to a barbaric practice involving partial or total removal of female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart announces funding to address the needs of victims of female genital mutilation or cutting.
Office for Victims of Crime Awards Nearly $3 Million to Help Victims of Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting
Female genital mutilation or cutting refers to a barbaric practice involving partial or total removal of female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs for non-medical reasons. This terrible crime occurs in many parts of the world and is impacting victims here in the United States.
Women of Color Network, Inc. is a national grassroots initiative dedicated to build the capacity of women of color to respond to violence against women of color. The network seeks to eliminate violence against all women and their communities by centralizing the voices and promoting the leadership of women of color.
Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men - 2010 Findings From the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
Sponsored by End Violence Against Women International, this campaign Web site is designed to inform and change the way individuals respond to victims of sexual violence.
Violence and Victimization Research Division's Compendium of Research on Violence Against Women, 1993-2018
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Policies for Reducing Sexual Violence Against Women, Final Report
Legislationline is an online resource, information, and documentation center dealing with the rule of law and the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. The service, provided by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Co-operation, contains information on such topics as violence against women and human trafficking.
The Office on Violence Against Women, a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, provides federal leadership to reduce violence against women and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.