Domestic violence

Domestic violence

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Reporting Resources and Guidelines

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Sexual Assault Hotline 

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Resources Page

Domestic Violence Media Guide

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Media Resources

VAWnet: Domestic Violence Database
Home to thousands of materials on gender-based violence and related issues.

VAWnet: Online Guide for Journalists Covering Domestic Violence

Dart Center: Resources About Domestic Violence

Legal Services Corporation: America’s Partner for Equal Justice: How Legal Aid Helps Domestic Violence Survivors

MoneyGeek: Domestic Abuse Impact on Finances

Covering Domestic Violence Against Native Women
From the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Media Coverage of Domestic Violence: Do’s and Don’ts for Reporters
From the Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, this tipsheet offers links to many other resources at the end of it.

Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence Media Guide
The document is about a decade old but has some excellent recommendations and resources.

Shelter: Tips for Writing About Domestic Abuse

Childhelp USA/National Child Abuse Hotline

Children’s Defense Fund

Child Welfare League of America

National Dating Abuse Helpline

National Child Abuse Hotline/Childhelp

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Center for Victims of Crime

National Human Trafficking Resource Center/Polaris Project


Data on Domestic Violence

Coalition Against Domestic Violence: National Statistics

USAFacts: Data Says Domestic Violence Incidents are Down, but Half of All Victims Don’t Report to Police 

US and International Domestic Violence Data

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Domestic Violence Statistics

WHO: Violence Against Women

Our World in Data: Violence Against Children and Children’s Rights

Social Solutions: 20 Alarming Domestic Violence Statistics
Cites sources with links