Resources


SUPPORT SERVICES

If you are or have been a victim of violence, or know someone who has, organizations around the world can provide support and other resources. Here are a few resources:

 

WORLDWIDE

The Cybersmile Foundation: anti- cyberbullying nonprofit organization committed to tackling all forms of digital abuse, harassment and bullying online, as well as to promote diversity and inclusion by building a safer, more positive digital community.
https://www.cybersmile.org/

 

US

Cyberbullying/Cyberviolence
- Technology Safety / Technology Safety & Privacy: A Toolkit for Survivors
https://www.techsafety.org/resources-survivors

- Stop Bullying Now Hotline /Helpline set up by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, available 24
1-800-273-8255

- CyberBullyHotline / A comprehensive anonymous reporting solution for school or district
1-800-420-1479
http://www.cyberbullyhotline.com/about

Domestic Violence
- National Network to End Domestic Violence/ Information and links to state, regional, national, or culturally specific organizations servicing survivors
https://nnedv.org/get-help/

- National Domestic Violence Hotline / Free and anonymous helpline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)


Sexual Violence
- National Alliance to End Sexual Violence / Listing of state coalitions with links to Rape Crisis Centers
http://www.endsexualviolence.org/forsurvivors

- Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) / Free and anonymous helpline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)


Human Trafficking
- National Human Trafficking Hotline / Free and anonymous helpline and online resources
1-888-373-7888

www.humantraffickinghotline.org
help@humantraffickinghotline.org


UK

Cyberbullying/Cyberviolence
- Bullying UK / provides support and advice, as well as a confidential helpline to speak with a Family Support Workers
https://www.bullying.co.uk/cyberbullying/
0808 800 2222

- Revenge Porn / Provides advice to anybody affected by revenge porn including families
https://revengepornhelpline.org.uk/
0345 6000 459 – helpline open from 10 am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

- NSPCC Helpline / Helping adults protect children
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/services-and-resources/nspcc-helpline/
0808 800 5000

Domestic Violence
- 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline / Free and anonymous helpline
0808 2000 247

- Women’s Aid / National charity with online abuse directory for local aid
https://www.womensaid.org.uk/domestic-abuse-directory/

- Refuge / National charity providing domestic violence help for women and children
http://www.refuge.org.uk/get-help-now/

- National Center For Domestic Violence / provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence
http://www.ncdv.org.uk/are-you-suffering-domestic-abuse/how-ncdv-will-help-you/

Sexual Violence
- 24-Hour Domestic and Sexual Violence Helpline / Free and anonymous helpline
0808 802 1414

- The Survivors Trust / Network of member organizations providing support for survivors of sexual violence
http://thesurvivorstrust.org/find-support/

Female Genital Mutilation
- Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid / National charity that supports women and children affected by violence

http://bswaid.org/how-we-can-help/

- Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development (FORWARD) / Foundation committed to gender equality and safeguarding the rights of African girls and women
http://forwarduk.org.uk/what-we-do/

- Home Office Female Genital Mutilation Unit
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/female-genital-mutilation

Human Trafficking
- Modern Slavery Helpline / Free and anonymous helpline

08000 121 700


ITALY

Cyberbullying/Cyberviolence
- Telefono Azzuro / Support for children and teenagers victims of all sort of abuses
http://www.azzurro.it/it/informazioni-e-consigli/consigli/cyberbullismo/saperne-di-pi%C3%B9
800 090 335

- Safer Internet Centre
https://www.generazioniconnesse.it/site/it/ilcyberbullismo/
1 96 96

Domestic Violence
- D.i.Re / Network of associations combatting violence against women

http://www.direcontrolaviolenza.it/i-centri-antiviolenza/

- Telefono Roso / Free and anonymous helpline
1522


Sexual Violence
- Vita di Donna / Directory of anti-violence centers for women

http://www.vitadidonna.it/salute/violenza/centri-antiviolenza.html

Female Genital Mutilation
- Aidos / Italian association for the development of women

http://www.aidos.it/


FRANCE

Cyberbullying/Cyberviolence
- Net écoute  / Net Ecoute is the national hotline for children and teenagers facing problems online.
https://www.netecoute.fr/
0800 200 000

- Non au harcèlement / Helpline to help victims of bullying and cyberbullying
3020

- Centre Hubertine Auclert / Regional Observatory on Violence Against Women
https://www.centre-hubertine-auclert.fr/

- Féministes contre le cyber-harcèlement / A collective that aims to raise awareness of cyberbullying among the general public and social networks, to help victims and to inform them of possible solutions.
https://www.vscyberh.org/

- En avant toutes / A chat platform open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons to support young women victims of violence and cyberviolence.
https://enavanttoutes.fr/

Domestic Violence
- Fédération Nationale Solidarité Femmes / Free and anonymous helpline and online support
3919

http://www.solidaritefemmes.org/nous-trouver

Sexual Violence
- Collectif féministe contre le viol / Free and anonymous helpline and online support
0 800 05 95 95

https://cfcv.asso.fr/

FGM
- Maison des Femmes / Center providing comprehensive care (health, psychological) to women victims of violence

https://www.lamaisondesfemmes.fr/

- Fédération GAMS / National federation providing support to victims of female genital mutilation and forced marriage
https://federationgams.org/partenaires/

- Excision parlons-en / Organization providing support services to victims of female genital mutilation
http://www.excisionparlonsen.org/vous-etes-concernee-par-lexcision/


GREATER CHINA

- The Maple Women’s Psychological Counseling Center / Free and anonymous helpline and online resources
010-68333388

www.maple.org.cn


HONG KONG

Cyberbullying/Cyberviolence
- Youth Clic / Provides information and help regarding cyber-bullying
http://youth.clic.org.hk/en/topics/Cyber-bullying/

Domestic Violence
- Harmony House / Free and anonymous helpline and online resources

2522 0434
https://www.harmonyhousehk.org/

Sexual Violence
- RainLily / Free and anonymous helpline and online resources

2375 5322
safechat@rainlily.org.hk
http://www.rainlily.org.hk/en/rainlily/%E9%A2%A8%E9%9B%A8%E8%98%AD%E7%86...


For more information regarding Violence Against Women

- European Women's Lobby
http://www.womenlobby.org/

- End FGM European Network
http://www.endfgm.eu/