• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Domestic Violence Against Women and Girls

General Material

It also looks at the causes and consequences of domestic violence including health consequences, the imapct on children, the denial of fundamental rights and the undermining of a female's human development goals. It calculates the socio-economic costs of this violence and suggests an integrated approach to strategies and interventions on multiple systemic levels: the family, the local community, the state, and through international means.

The report highlights global statistics that between 20-50% of all women and girls have experienced physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner or family member (varies by country), more than 60 million females are absent from population statistics -- "killed by their own families deliberately or through neglect, simply because of their gender", and only 44 countries have adopted specific legislation to address domestic violence.