LINKS

 

Links that are marked with an * have additional internal links for information and/or details of localised services etc.

 

Ireland:

 

AMEN  - http://www.amen.ie

AMEN is a voluntary group which provides a confidential helpline, information and a support service for male victims of domestic abuse and their children.

 

Barnardos - http://www.barnardos.ie

Barnardos supports children whose well-being is under threat, by working with them, their families and communities and by campaigning for the rights of children.

 

Children at Risk in Ireland - http://www.cari.ie

CARI provides a professional, child centred therapy and counselling service to children, families, and groups who have been affected by child sexual abuse.

 

COSC  - http://www.cosc.ie *

Cosc is the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence, established to co-ordinate the state’s response to the issues of domestic, sexual and gender-based violence.

 

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre – http://www.drcc.ie

The DRCC provides support to women and men who have experienced rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment and/or childhood sexual abuse.

 

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - http://www.ispcc.ie

The ISPCC is a children’s charity with a history of service delivery and advocacy on behalf of children.

 

Northern Ireland Women's Aid Federation - http://www.niwaf.org *

Women's Aid is the lead voluntary organisation challenging domestic violence in Northern Ireland.

 

Safe Ireland http://www.safeireland.ie*

formally known as National Network of Women's Refuges and Support Services

 

One in Four  - http://www.oneinfour.org

One in Four offers support for women and men who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence and also to their family and friends.

 

Rape Crisis Network of Ireland – http://www.rcni.ie *

The RCNI is a multi-member political and campaigning organisation committed to the elimination of all forms of sexual violence

 

Ruhama http://www.ruhama.ie

Ruhama is a Dublin-based NGO which works with women involved in prostitution.

 

Women's Aid http://www.womensaid.ie                                              

Women's Aid have been working for over 30 years on the issue of domestic violence, providing emergency help, and on-going support and advice for women and children who need to get away from danger and abuse.

 

 

International:

 

Amnesty International - http://www.amnesty.org

AI is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all.

 

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women - http://www.catwinternational.org
CATW is a non-governmental organization that promotes women's human rights. It works internationally to combat sexual exploitation in all its forms.

 

Hot Peach Pages – http://www.hotpeachpages.net *

Highly recommended as it is the best and most comprehensive global resource that provides information and list of abuse hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centres and women's organizations, plus domestic violence information for 229 out of the approximately 238 countries in the world and in over 80 languages.

 

Human Trafficking Search - http://www.humantraffickingsearch.net

HTS is a resource on issues such as human trafficking, child labour and sex slavery

 

Human Rights Watch - http://www.hrw.org

HRW is dedicated to defending and protecting the human rights of people around the world.

 

Men Can Stop Rape - http://www.mencanstoprape.org

MCSR empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men's violence.

 

Rape Crisis Network Europe http://www.rcne.com

 

UNIFEM - http://www.unifem.org

UNIFEM is the women's fund at the United Nations, providing financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and strategies in order to foster women's empowerment and gender equality.

 

WAVE - http://www.wave-network.org
WAVE is a European network of non-governmental women's organisations working to combat violence against women and children.

 

White Ribbon Campaign UK - http://www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk

The White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) is the UK branch of the global campaign to ensure men take more responsibility for reducing the level of violence against women