American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence
Provides a wide range of statistics regarding domestic violence. Also includes charts summarizing statutes from all 50 states regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and trafficking. The American Bar Association is the largest national representative organization for the legal profession.
Love Is Not Abuse
This site is geared towards teen dating abuse and includes the warning signs of abuse, facts on abuse, and articles about dating abuse in the news. From Liz Claiborne Inc's Love Is Not Abuse campaign, which “is committed to stopping teen dating abuse before it happens.”
Information about healthy relationships versus dating abuse. This site contains definitions of the different types of abuse, including the use of technologies such as texting and social networking to bully, harass, stalk, or intimidate a partner. Brought to you by Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
The NCADV serves as a national information and referral center. National and state fact sheets with statistics relating to domestic violence are available in the “Resources” section.
What is Domestic Violence?
Definitions and explanations regarding domestic violence. Click on other topics under “Get Educated” for statistics and and background information on the Violence Against Women Act. From the National Domestic Violence Hotline, produced by the Texas Council on Family Violence.
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December 21, 2011