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Hot Topics: Domestic Violence: Activism
Find research sources for various topics having to do with Domestic Violence.
Taking a stand against domestic violence can take many different forms, but personal action is an important part of ending violence against intimate partners and family members. This page will show you some of the things you can do, and some of the organizations that are working to end domestic violence and support survivors.
Know Your IX addresses Title 9 issues on college campuses. "Founded in 2013, Know Your IX is a survivor- and youth-led organization that aims to empower students to end sexual and dating violence in their schools."
The Clery Center focuses on supporting institutions and making college campuses safer for everyone. They also have an extensive resource list for students and families. The Clery Act requires campuses to collect and publish crime data every year.
An extensive list of organizations working at both national and international levels to end domestic violence. This list includes online groups, organizations focusing on men, local groups, sexual violence, sex workers, and more.
"Founded in 2010 to honor the memory of Yeardley Love, One Love works with young people across the country to raise awareness about the warning signs of abuse and activate communities to work to change the statistics around relationship violence."
One Love also produces an app to help you determine the danger level in your own relationships.
"NNEDV offers a range of programs and initiatives to address the complex causes and far-reaching consequences of domestic violence. Through cross-sector collaborations and corporate partnerships, NNEDV offers support to victims of domestic violence who are escaping abusive relationships – and empowers survivors to build new lives."
"Launched in 2008, the United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign aims to raise public awareness and increase political will and resources for preventing and ending all forms of violence against women and girls in all parts of the world."