RE: Ann Landers - Conjugal violence WWW resources from Susan McGee

 

 

Here are a number of highly relevant web sites, assembled by Safe House's

Susan McGee, where to glean relevant information on conjugal violence if

you

are going to write Landers. I've ***** my personal favorites.

 

martin d.

 

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SAFE HOUSE'S WEB PAGE

ADDRESS: http://comnet.org/dvp

 

MICHIGAN COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

ADDRESS: http://pilot.msu.edu/user/mcadv/

Read your newsletter early at MCADSV's own site.

 

 

GOVERNMENT:

 

EMAIL ADDRESSES AND COMMITTEES (Michigan)

ADDRESS: http://mel.lib.MI.us/MI-govt/MI-govt-Intro.htm

 

U.S. CONGRESS - CONGRESSIONAL DIRECTORY

ADDRESS: http://congress.nw.dc.us/c-span/congdir.htm

 

***** U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE'S WEB SITE.

http://www.usdoj.gov/vawo/

 

 

GENERAL

 

***** THE FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION FUND'S HOME PAGE ranks high on my

list

of wonderful resources. It has many updated, accurate fact sheets with

cites. It has a domestic violence quiz, and sections on health care, work

place

response, etc.

ADDRESS: http://www.fvpf.org/

 

the NOW violence against women page

ADDRESS: http://now.org/issues/violence/Intro.htm

 

WOMEN LEADERS ONLINE

ADDRESS: http://wlo.org/ This is an amazing site.

 

***** ON THE ISSUES is a wonderful feminist journal with powerful and

fascinating articles. You can read current and past articles on the web at

ADDRESS: http://www.echonyc.com/~onissues/

 

***** THE COLLECTED WORKS OF BARBARA J. HART, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

OF THE

BATTERED WOMEN'S PROJECT, LEGAL CONSULTANT TO THE NATIONAL

RESOURCE CENTER,

AND LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE PENNSYLVANIA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC

VIOLENCE.

Ms. Hart is one of the brilliant visionaries of the battered women's

movement. Jeff Edelson has gathered together many of her most illuminating

articles -- including planning for unsupervised visitation, the legal road

to freedom, and lethality assessments.

ADDRESS: http://www.umn.edu/mincava/hartindx.htm

 

***** ANDREA DWORKIN'S ONLINE LIBRARY contains three of the most eloquent

articles

I have read about Nicole Brown Simpson. Please read.

ADDRESS: http://www.igc.apc.org/Womensnet/dworkin/OnlineLibrary.ht

 

AYUDA. An outstanding organization that serves battered immigrant women.

This

web site is a wealth of detilaed practical information about advocacy and

assistance for battered immigrant women. It includes detailed legal

information, as well as a guide for advocates.

ADDRESS: http://www.incacorp.com/ayuda

 

MANAVI. An organization serving southeast asian battered women.

ADDRESS: http://www.research.att.com/~bala/manavi/

 

BATTERED LESBIANS. Wonderful in progress web site for information on

battering in lesbian relationships. Included is a world wide directory of

services for battered lesbians.

ADDRESS: http://www.isomedia.com/homes/AABL/AABL1.html

 

THE CLOTHESLINE PROJECT. Information about a community action project which

involves using teeshirts.

ADDRESS: http://www.cybergrrl.com/dv/orgs/cp.html

 

SILENT WITNESS - Description of a graphic project illuminating the many

deaths of women due to domestic violence.

ADDRESS: http://www.cybergrrl.com/dv/orgs/sw.html

 

FACT SHEET ON THE LINKS BETWEEN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND

HOMELESSNESS

ADDRESS: http://nch.ari.net/domestic.html

 

 

FOCUS ON RELIGION AND PASTORAL RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

 

The Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence features the

work of Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune. Their videotape "Broken Vows" is considered

one of the best on domestic violence available. Their web site is chock

full

of resources that you can order from them.

ADDRESS: http://www.cpsdv.org/

 

Website on domestic violence in the Jewish community includes sample

sermons

for conservative and orthodox rabbis.

ADDRESS: http://lifestylesmag.com/jew-family/

 

 

MEDICAL ISSUES

 

This site gives you information on how to order the American Medical

Association's guidelines on domestic violence.

ADDRESS: http://www.ama-assn.org/public/releases/assault/orderfrm.htm

 

 

POLICE RESPONSE

 

NASHVILLE, TENNESEE'S POLICE DEPARTMENT is a model for the nation. This is

their police policy on domestic violence.

ADDRESS: http://www.nashville.net/~police/citizen/policy.html

 

 

LEGAL INFORMATION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

 

WASHTENAW COUNTY'S UNIFIED TRIAL COURT PAGE

http://www.lawtech.com/courts

 

Domestic violence laws in Australia

http://actag.canberra.edu.au/actag/Reports/CLRC/r9/dovind.html

 

Pennsylvania and New Jersey's Protection from Abuse Act

http://www.lawguy.com/panjda.htm

 

Summary of Model Code on Domestic and Family Violence.

http://www.abanet.org/domviol/code.html

 

New York's Domestic Violence Registry.

http://broadway.vera.org/pub/dv/dvwork2.html

 

Report from the American Bar Association's Commission on Domestic

Violence.

http://www.abanet.org/textonly/domviol/home.html

 

Title IV - Violence Against Women Act. Sections 40281 - 40703.

http://broadway.vera.org/pub/crimebill/title4d.html

 

 

BATTERERS INTERVENTION INFORMATION

 

Alternatives to Domestic Aggression:

ADDRESS: http://comnet.org/adacss

 

Batterers Intervention Services Coalition/southeastern Michigan

ADDRESS: http:/coment.org/bisc

 

BISC has posted numerous localities STANDARDS for batterers' intervention

programs at ADDRESS: http://comnet.org/bisc/standards.html

 

 

LINKS TO THE ANTI-FEMINIST MEN'S MOVEMENT

ADDRESS: Http://www.vix.com/men/orgs/orgs.html

ADDRESS: http://www.webcom.com/~yeolde/wlo/speech.html

Batterers and rapists are organizing -- find out their arguments.

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Compiled by: Susan "Techno Monster" McGee, Ann Arbor, Michigan,

DVPSH@aol.com

 

Please give credit when you distribute this compilation.

Submitted by Catherine Briggs

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