If you, or someone you know, is suffering from violence

Copyright Peter Williams/WCC

These pages offer some generic support and advice to those dealing with violence or the aftermath of violence. Following a Lenten study on violence may raise painful issues or memories. If you, or someone you know is affected by violence, please seek help and support.

As a global study, it is not possible to list all local resources.  The following are useful sites

www.hotpeachpages.net – International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies

www.womensaid.org.uk  - UK

www.ywcacanada.ca - Canada

www.areyouok.org.nz - NZ

www.australiasaysno.gov.au  - Australia

www.ndvh.org – USA

http://bellbajao.org/– India

www.theraveproject.org - RAVE (Religion and Violence e-learning) is especially designed for religious women who have experienced abuse.

The resources below are taken from Churches Say No to Violence Against Women, Lutheran World Federation, 2002.  You can download the full version or the pages that relate directly to suffering from violence or helping a woman who is suffering from violence.

Downloadable Resources to help you