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.
Legislative action has long played a critical role in the movement to end gender-based violence. Our newest Special Collection provides guidance to nonprofit organizations interested in participating in legislative advocacy.
Our newest Technical Assistance Guidance supports advocates seeking to build capacity to recognize and respond to male-identified survivors of IPV, while honoring the gender analysis that helps us understand the root causes of violence and oppression.
Violence isn't cool! As the new school year approaches, the That's Not Cool campaign has resources to help youth leaders, educators, and advocates partner together to prevent teen dating violence and digital abuse.
Domestic and sexual violence are leading causes of homelessness for women and children. Our new website highlights the important intersection of gender-based violence and homelessness, and provides resources for advocates.
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).