FIND THE RESOURCE
Global Women’s Empowerment Network (GWEN) is a hub for resources and partnership to facilitate connection and communication within the GWEN community.
According to statistics, one in three people will suffer from domestic violence and other forms of abuse. GWEN seeks to reverse these numbers and empower victims to stand up and know they are not alone. To help support this goal, GWEN is creating the GWEN ALERT database of shelters, counselors and services categorized by states and major cities. Eventually GWEN will extend this service worldwide by partnering with other global agencies. The GWEN ALERT database will work in conjunction with GWEN’s mobile app set for release September 2012.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINES AND HELP
National Domestic Violence Hotline (http://www.ndvh.org) 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) – A crisis intervention and referral phone line for domestic violence. (Texas Council on Family Violence)
State Coalition List (http://www.ncadv.org/
The Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men & Women (http://dahmw.org) – Specializing in providing support to male victims of abuse. (DAHMV)
Please check your local area for shelters and feel free to report your experiences and also “Tell Us Your Story” – GWEN is always here to support you and your family. (hyperlink this to firstname.lastname@example.org