• Let's End Violence Together

    Our programs help prevent violence against women, children, and families throughout the world.
  • Celebrating 20 Years of the Violence Against Women Act!

    Learn more about the law that changed the way the nation addresses gender-based violence for generations to come.
  • Violence Knows No Boundaries

    Ask Congress to support the International Violence Against Women Act to prevent gender-based violence worldwide.
  • Starting Off on the Right Foot

    Creating brighter futures by healing children exposed to violence.
  • A Check-up Can Save a Life

    We train health professionals to detect the signs of abuse, so patients can get the help they need.
  • We Make Men Part of the Solution

    Engaging men and boys to break the cycle of violence.

What we do

For more than 30 years, we’ve developed innovative ways to end violence against women, children, and families at home and around the world.

How we do it

From domestic violence and child abuse to bullying and sexual assault, our groundbreaking programs, policy development, and public action campaigns are designed to build respect and healthy relationships.

Our Work

Learn about our work to prevent violence by building healthier relationships and communities.

The People

Meet our talented staff and board members who help push our mission forward.

Our Center

Learn about our Center for Action & Leadership, where we turn big ideas into action.

What’s New

I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.

— Maya Angelou

Why It matters

Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation and public health epidemic. It occurs every day, in every corner of the world. It disrupts our ability to live healthy, productive lives.


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