Resources

The following are local organizations that work on relevant issues and/or provide additional information about violence against individuals.

Local Orgaizations

Safe@UNC

http://safe.unc.edu/get-involved/prevention-risk-reduction/

This website lists skills trainings, student organizations, events, and other resources available for Carolina students committed to preventing IPV.

The Beacon Program

www.med.unc.edu/beacon

This is the program established at UNC hospitals to provide services for patients experiencing domestic violence.

 

Family Violence and Rape Crisis Center of Chatham County

http://www.fvrc.org/coalition.htm

A great resource for learning about programs that our active in our community and how to get involved.

 

Kiran

http://www.kiraninc.org/Joinus/volunteer.php

Kiran is a  North Carolina based non-profit organization that provides Domestic Violence and CrisisServices for South Asians in the Triangle region of North Carolina.

 

International Organizations

The Violence Against Women Monitor

http://www.stopvaw.org/Stop_Violence_Against_Women.html

An international perspective on the issue.

 

Amnesty International

www.amnestyusa.org/violence-against-women/international-violence-against-women-act/page.do

Information on the International Violence Against Women Act.