Welcome to the new VAWnet.org, home to thousands of materials on gender-based violence and related issues.
We are currently engaged in the development of this beta site. Please be patient as we work to add new features and functionality. In the meantime, we invite you find resources using our enhanced site search below.
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, the Amazing Brain series educates parents and caregivers on childhood brain development, the impact of trauma, and the brain’s capacity to heal.
The newest resource from our Building Comprehensive Solutions initiative discusses safety as a broad concept and provides information for advocates on how to engage in comprehensive safety planning to better meet victims’ needs.
Learn more about national efforts to raise awareness about gender based violence throughout the year including: National Stalking Awareness Month (January), Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month (February), Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April), and Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October).