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About Abuse

Abuse in Specific Communities

Information about abuse among people living with HIV/AIDS.

Immigrant survivors of domestic violence may be subject to unique forms of abuse, especially those who are undocumented or whose legal status depends on the abuser.

Information about abuse in Native American tribes/pueblos and Alaskan villages, including tribal courts and enforcement of tribal protection orders.

This page is about older adults who are being abused by a caregiver, who can sometimes be a family member or an intimate partner.

General and legal information on teen and young adult dating violence, and links to other online resources on the subject.

Information on domestic violence in the LGBTQIA community.

Information for men experiencing domestic violence, and links to other resources on the subject.

Information about forms of abuse and barriers that are unique to individuals with disabilities.

Information about potential risks and challenges faced by victims when the abuser is in law enforcement.

A get is a divorce under Jewish law. To find an organization that helps women obtain a get, please see our National Organizations - Jewish Divorce ("get") page.