Organisation for Defending Victims of Violence

Unverified non-profit organisation

The ODVV’s goals are to promote a non-violence culture and to defend and support victims of violence. The organisation is active in Iran and in Middle-east region. It publishes a monthly bulletin entitled: Defenders’ Newsletter which covers information about human rights violations and articles on specific issues.


Year established


Participant in relevant networks

The ODVV is also associated to the United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI), a participatory of the NGOs Coalition for an International Court (based in New York), and national coordinator of the Global March Against Child Labour (based in New Delhi) which cooperated in a variety of issues with international organizations and has working relations with many NGOs in Iran and around the globe. The ODVV is also member of the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA), conference of Non Governmental Organization (CONGO), and the International Movement for a Just World.

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Standards and guidelines development; Project funding; all (4)

Regions / countries / territories

Middle East: Iran

Global issues

Human rights