Who we are

The membership of the World Society of Victimology consists of a wide variety of individuals — from students to academics, from interested individuals to government officials — dedicated to improving the plight of victims of crime and the abuse of power around the globe.

Our members includes representatives of many agencies, institutions and organizations. These range from local services to those which are regional, national or international in scope.

Our member’s areas of interest and expertise include, but are not limited to, the fields of:

  • Abuse of Power
  • Children’s Rights
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crime Victim Rights
  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Law Enforcement
  • Legislation and Treaties
  • Policy Analysis
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Public / Government Service
  • Restorative Justice
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Social Services
  • Sociology
  • Women’s Rights