Domestic violence

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Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family, or cohabitation.

Domestic violence resource centers

(1) National resource centers In accordance with subsection (a)(2), the Secretary shall award grants to eligible entities for— (A) a National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, which shall— (i) offer a comprehensive array of technical assistance and training resources to Federal, State, and local governmental agencies, domestic violence service providers, community-based organizations, and other professionals and interested parties, […]


Violence against women and girls continues to be a global epidemic that kills, tortures, and maims – physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations, denying women and girls equality, security, dignity, self-worth, and their right to enjoy fundamental freedoms. Violence against women is present in every […]

Domestic Violence Training

Stalking Investigations Training Recipients of Anne O’Dell’s STOPDV training have repeatedly used these words to describe what they heard! This is essential training for criminal justice professionals; law enforcement, probation, parole, prosecutors, judges, social services workers, advocates, military personnel and educators. This training includes effective intervention strategies used around the country in both urban and […]