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Organizations relating to Maltreatment

Association for the Prevention of Torture / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1977
African Jurists' Association / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1979
Caribbean Coalition for Development and Reduction of Armed Violence / Port-of-Spain, Trinidad-Tobago
Comité européen pour la prévention de la torture et des peines ou traitements inhumains ou dégradants / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1987
Asian Human Rights Commission / Hong Kong, Hong Kong / Est. 1984
Committee on Enforced Disappearances / Geneva, Switzerland
South Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children / Kathmandu, Nepal / Est. 2005
International Observatory of Violence in the School Environment / Nice, France / Est. 1998
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1992
Refugee Council / London, UK / Est. 1951
Jamaat ul-Fuqra / Est. 1980
Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1979
UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women / New York NY, USA / Est. 1996
Global Anti-Aggression Campaign / Est. 2003
European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group / Est. 1997
Virtual Global Taskforce / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2003
Coalición Latinoamericana para la Prevención de la Violencia Armada
Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios sobre Violencia y Salud 'Jorge Careli' / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Est. 1989
Center for Victims of Torture / St Paul MN, USA / Est. 1985
Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies / Stevens-Point WI, USA / Est. 1985
International Association of Forensic Nurses / Elkridge MD, USA / Est. 1992
Genocide Watch / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1999
Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization / New York NY, USA / Est. 1967
Antenna International / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1984
University of Peace, Namur / Namur, Belgium / Est. 1960
Hulp aan de Verdrukte Kerk / Hemiksem, Belgium / Est. 1966
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation / New York NY, USA / Est. 1929
Project Ploughshares / Waterloo ON, Canada / Est. 1976
American Anti-Slavery Group / Boston MA, USA / Est. 1993
Free the Slaves / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2000
Samaritans / Ewell, UK / Est. 1953
Institute for the Study of Genocide, New York / New York NY, USA / Est. 1982
REDRESS / London, UK / Est. 1992
School of the Americas Watch / Washington DC, USA
International Forum / Copenhagen, Denmark
Organization for Defending Victims of Violence / Teheran, Iran Islamic Rep / Est. 1988
African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 1993
World Hope International / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 1996
Cummings Institute for World Justice / Woburn MA, USA
United to End Genocide / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2011
Organisation internationale contre l'esclavage moderne / Marseille, France / Est. 2001
Liberty Asia
Global Women P.E.A.C.E. Foundation / Centreville VA, USA / Est. 2010
Joint Arab Defence Council / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1950
Société des juristes francophones du Commonwealth / Est. 1996
Southern African Network on Disappearances
Japanese Red Army / Est. 1971
Befrienders Worldwide / Harrow, UK / Est. 1974
Asociación de Suicidologia de Latinoamérica y el Caribe / Est. 2000

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World Problems relating to Maltreatment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Overexploitation of underground water resources
Denial of rights of mental patients
Gender abortions
Abandoned children
Manipulative cults
Restrictive business practices in relation to patents and trademarks
Routine sexual mutilation of males
Parental punishment
Involuntary mass resettlement
Trafficking in children for adoption
Denial of right to a people to pursue development
Misuse of spiritual authority for sexual purposes
Female genital mutilation
Landscape disfigurement from open-cast mining
Youth smoking
Gypsy persecution
Abusive experimentation on humans
Cruelty to animals
Violation of sovereignty by trans-border broadcasting
Exploitation of child labour
Misuse of electronic surveillance by governments

Action Strategies relating to Maltreatment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Tracing missing persons
Stimulating exploitation of natural resources
Reducing alternatives for development of natural resources
Preempting abusive use of non-renewable resources
Extracting natural resources
Breaching international treaties
Campaigning against childhood genital mutilation
Increasing cervical smear testing
Monitoring cervical smear tests
Persecuting religious sects
Monitoring human rights violations
Claiming psychological intimidation
Supporting victims of abuse
Countering conventional understanding of war
Economic warfare
Prosecuting serious violations of humanitarian rights
Using environmentally sound land-use practices
Decomposing organic materials
Restoring environmental damage
Counselling victims of torture
Abolishing slavery
Preventing patent violations
Giving insult
Reducing acceptance of violence

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