General information on woman abuse resources

Futures without Violence

The Futures Without Violence Center in San Francisco, USA, is a global center for action and thought leadership, where individuals and allied organizations from around the world will gather to...

FaithTrust Institute: Working Together to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

FaithTrust Institute is a national, multifaith, multicultural training and education organization with global reach working to end sexual and domestic violence. FaithTrust offers a wide range of...

Emotional Abuse of Women by Male Partners: The Facts

In heterosexual relationships, most abuse happens to women by their male partners. Emotional abuse, like physical abuse, is used to control, demean, harm or punish a woman. While the forms of abuse...

Causing Pain: Real Stories of Dating Abuse and Violence

This resource from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consists of two videos and a discussion guide. These are designed to educate teens, parents, and other adults about healthy and...

Bridging Aging and Women Abuse - A Toolkit

This toolkit was developed to highlight what is unique to older women abuse, best practices to support older women, and to provide tools for service providers working with older women (including a...

Are You Pregnant? You and Your Baby Deserve To Be Safe: Violence during and after pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a beautiful moment in the life of a woman and her partner.  However, if the pregnancy is not wanted, if there are economic or immigration problems, it creates pressure and...

Are You Emotionally Abused? Questions for Women in Heterosexual Relationships

Many women find that emotional abuse is difficult to name or even talk about. They often wonder if it is serious because you cannot see it, like bruises or broken bones. Emotionally abused women...

An Emotional Abuse Survivor's Story: Nancy

As someone who suffered abuse throughout a 15-year marriage and beyond, I would like to share what I believe to be some sure signs of emotional abuse. Emotional abuse is more insidious than other...

Abuse Signs and What You Can Do

You may be becoming or already are a victim of abuse if you: Feel like you have to "walk on eggshells" to keep him from getting angry and are frightened by his temper. Feel you can't live without...

About Abuse: Guiding Principles

The following principles are guidelines for our work on men's violence against women: Violence against women is never justified or acceptable. IT IS A CRIME. Violence: is learned behaviour. It can,...