The issues of violence against of women and abuse of women. Includes violence in certain places, and the study of violence and violent behavior as well as non-violent forms of abuse such as psychological abuse or neglect.
Directories of resources regarding violence and abuse targetted at women, as spouses, or in other roles.
Domestic Violence is a major cause of injury and death for women in the United States and worldwide. This category includes information on domestic violence research, community resources, law enforcement protocols, domestic violence and family court, effects of domestic violence on children, substance abuse and domestic violence, safety planning for victims, and shelter organizations.
Please submit sites providing information on domestic violence as it affects women. Information on domestic violence as it impacts men can be submitted to: Society/People/Men/Issues/Violence_and_Abuse. Information on domestic violence as a whole family issue may be submitted to: Society/Issues/Violence_and_Abuse/Family_Violence. Information submitted to this category may include research, agencies providing services, societal impacts of domestic violence, and other site of general interest under this category.

Please check subcategories to see whether your submission should fall under a subcategory such as "Agencies," "Shelters," or "Medical Aspects."

Organizations and support groups which deal with violence and abuse targetted at women, as spouses, or in other roles.
Resources regarding violence and abuse targetted at women, as spouses, or in other roles.
Support groups and discussion lists for women experiencing violence and abuse, as spouses, or in other roles.