For information on gender-based violence and related issues, and signposts to getting help, please visit the international organisations listed below, or click on a country for national and/or regional organisations.
Child Helpline International is a collective impact organisation with 176 members from 145 countries.
They coordinate information, viewpoints, knowledge and data from their child helpline members, partners and external sources. This exceptional resource is used to help and support child protection systems globally, regionally and nationally, and to help our members advocate for the rights of children and amplify their voices.
Find a helpline here.
The Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls
This Centre is an online resource in English, French and Spanish, designed to serve the needs of policymakers, programme implementers and other practitioners dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls. The Centre is an initiative of UN Women, bringing together the valuable contributions of expert organizations and individuals, governments, United Nations sister agencies, and a wide range of relevant actors.
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a date now celebrated every year as World Health Day. WHO now has more than 7000 people working in 150 country offices, in six regional offices and at the headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Advice and comprehensive information is available on child maltreatment, elder abuse, injuries, intimate partner and sexual violence, violence against children, violence against women, youth violence, and injury prevention and disability here.
UN Women worked with the U.S. National Network to End Domestic Violence and the Global Network of Women’s Shelters, together with 62 UN Women country offices, to help compile a helpline repository on Facebook. Search for domestic violence helplines in countries worldwide.