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  • Assault Prevention Information Network - a site made by a woman for women

  • Family Health Institute (USA) - founded by the Physicians for Social Responsibility, the United States affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, recipients of the 1985 Nobel Prize for Peace, the Institute is particularly engaged in the prevention of domestic and community violence and children's and youth health

  • Join Together Online (USA) - Join Together Online is a national resource center and meeting place for communities working to reduce substance abuse (illicit drugs, excessive alcohol & tobacco) and gun violence.

  • Minnesota Higher Education Center Against Violence and Abuse - "The Center currently focuses on three areas of activity. The first is to work in cooperation with organizations statewide and nationally to develop higher education programs that prepare professionals to provide safety and services to victims of violence, hold perpetrators accountable for their actions, and address the root causes of violence. The second is conduct research projects on services aimed at ending violence. The final purpose is to serve as an international resource on violence and abuse issues to higher education institutions, community-based programs and professional organizations"

  • Pacific Center for Violence Prevention - The Pacific Center for Violence Prevention, a project of the Trauma Foundation, works to prevent youth violence in California. Located at San Francisco General Hospital, the Center serves as the policy headquarters for the Violence Prevention Initiative funded by The California Wellness Foundation.

  • Partnership Against Violence Network (USA) - a "virtual library" of information about violence and youth-at-risk, representing data from seven different Federal agencies.

  • Violence Policy Center (USA)

  • Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles - "the county-wide network of public and private individuals and organizations dedicated to addressing violence as a public health issue. Violence is a complex issue with multifactorial causes, and as such requires complex solutions. The VPC includes members from public health, the medical community, the judiciary, law enforcement, education, university researchers, the media, the faith community the business community and many, many community based organizations. Members also include youth and other community members"

  • Violence Prevention Research Program - located at the University of California, Davis

  • WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe) - "the European network of non-governmental women's organisations working to combat violence against women and children"

  • World Organization Against Torture - "the main international coalition of NGOs fighting against torture and other forms of inhuman treatment. It is a network of almost 200 full time member organizations. It has working relationships with several thousand local and regional NGOs and regularly sends urgent appeals and cases of serious violations of human rights to more than 1000 institutions. Through the internet we access more than 20,000 other bodies involved in Human Rights"

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