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Resources for International Victims

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) offers services and informational resources related to international crime victim issues. Learn more about assistance from OVC through the Terrorism and International Victims Unit.

For additional information on global and international issues, visit the following resources:

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International Centers

Logo for International Centre for Missing and Exploited ChildrenInternational Centre for Missing and Exploited Children
This site increases public awareness about international child abductions.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The IRC provides assistance to refugees, displaced persons and others fleeing persecution and violent conflict throughout the world. Often one of the first agencies on the scene of an emergency, the IRC delivers critical medical and public health services, food, and shelter. Once a crisis stabilizes, it provides education, training, economic assistance and, if necessary, resettlement assistance.

International Victimology Web site
This site offers resources about improving justice for victims of crime and the abuse of power. The site includes links to several victimology databases and to other victimology resources on the Internet.

Logo for United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime PreventionUnited Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
This site is home to the United Nations Centre for International Crime Prevention, which is the UN office responsible for crime prevention, criminal justice, and law reform. It also focuses attention on combating transnational organized crime and human trafficking.

Victim Assistance Online: A Comprehensive Resource Center
Run by Victim Assistance Online Resources, a nonprofit organization serving the victim assistance/victimology community, the Center supports service providers and professionals in related fields with an online directory of information and education resources.

Logo for World Society of VictimologyWorld Society of Victimology
The World Society of Victimology is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that consults with the UN's ECOSOC and the Council of Europe. Its members include victim assistance practitioners, scientists, physicians, lawyers, and others in the victim services field.

This site also has a new searchable bibliographic database on victimology that contains more than 1,800 references, is searchable by author, title, or abstract, and is available in English, German, Hungarian, Polish, and Spanish.

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OVC's Topical Resources

Terrorism and Mass Violence
This OVC information page for help for victims of terrorism and criminal mass violence lists services, links, and other information from OVC, other government agencies, and national organizations.

Trafficking in Persons
This OVC help for victims topical page about trafficking in persons provides information on victim support, protection services, prosecutorial and law enforcement strategies, and education resources.

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Useful Web Sites

Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney Office
This site provides information about justice systems around the world.

International Domestic Violence Resources
Safe Horizon, a nonprofit organization in New York, has developed this site with links to more than 150 domestic violence resources throughout the world. Resources are identified in such countries as Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, England, India, Italy, Latin America, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Scotland, South Asia, United States, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

The International Humanitarian Campaign Against the Exploitation of Children (IHCAEC)
Works to combat trafficking in children. Its primary objectives include getting rape counselors and medical assistance into safe houses and reintegration programs, working with local law enforcement to create training programs, and raising global awareness of child exploitation.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service—International Page
This site provides general resources and publications for international victims.

Southern Methodist University Underwood Law Library
This site provides links to and information about various international organizations, including the United Nations, International Courts, and the European Union. It also contains links to international treaties.

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This document was last updated on October 14, 2004