Amy is a real person who answers questions about things ranging from health and violence to media, careers, and women’s history.
About-Face promotes positive self-esteem in women and girls of all ages, sizes, races, and backgrounds through a spirited approach to media education, outreach, and activism.
Domestic Violence Coalition: www.janedoe.org
Jane Doe Inc. brings together organizations and people committed to ending domestic violence and sexual assault.
Writing for Girls: www.newmoon.org
This website offers an alternative to fashion magazines and tackles real issues that girls think about everyday. It is written by youth for youth.
A suicide prevention and education site based out of Minnesota.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Sexual Assault: http://www.ncdsv.org/ncd_linkssexviolence.html
Information about topics including sexual assault, date rape drugs, male victims, etc.
Rape Crisis: www.barcc.org
The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center provides information about sexual assault and how to get help.
Abuse and Religion: http://www.vawnet.org/domestic-violence/summary
The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women provides an educational resource on abuse and religion.
Elder Abuse: http://www.ncall.us/resources
The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life is a gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Office on Violence against women: http://www.justice.gov/ovw
U.S. Department of Justice website on violence against women.
Family Prevention Fund: www.endabuse.org
Bringing you the latest research on prevention and violence against women and children.
United Way of Pioneer Valley: www.uwpv.org
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender
The Network LaRed provides free and confidential support and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This is a bilingual, grassroots, survivor-led organization working to end domestic violence in LGBQ/T, SM, and polyamorous communities.
This website is a platform of resources and stories for families, caregivers, youth, educators, and providers who play important roles in the lives of our children and youth.
The Women’s Health Network works to improve all women’s health by developing and promoting a critical analysis of women’s health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making.
Smoking cessation tips for a healthier, longer life.
A health web site covering everything from sexual health, food, fitness to mental health, and body issues such as tattooing, hygiene and other teen health topics.
This website offers conversations about mental health with features on suicide prevention, coping with trauma, and resources in Spanish.
This U.S. Department of Labor website provides safety and health topics to inform the public on workplace violence.
Real Issues for Girls
Girls Inc. calls on all girls to be strong, smart and bold. If this sounds like you, you’ll like this web site. Gives personal stories, quizzes and ideas of creative things to do.
Men and Fathers
A web site promoting positive fatherhood and advocating that dads take an active, supportive role in their daughters lives.
The website is a coalition between the Healthy Men and Boys Network, The Men’s Resource Center and Men’s Resources International, all focusing on promoting healthy images of masculinity and healthy relationships.
This group works to organize men to stop sexual violence.
The National Organization for Men Against Sexism is an activist group working to change definitions of masculinity and institutions that perpetuate inequality.
This website provides resources on abuse and other topics among the Christian and Jewish faiths.
SoundVision offers information and support to Muslim communities around many issues including domestic violence.