• Let's End Violence Together

    Our programs help prevent violence against women, children, and families throughout the world.
  • We Make Men Part of the Solution

    Engaging men and boys to break the cycle of violence.
  • Convening the brightest minds in health care

    Join us in March 2015 for the biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence in Washington, DC.
  • Let's Call 'Time Out' On Domestic Violence

    FUTURES Weighs in About Domestic Violence in Professional Sports.
  • Violence Knows No Boundaries

    Ask Congress to support the International Violence Against Women Act to prevent gender-based violence worldwide.
  • Get The Facts

    1 in 4 women in the U.S. reports experiencing abuse in her lifetime. Get the facts about 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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