Strong Foundation for Healing: Shelter & Sexual Violence

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Sexual assault is a most intimate crime, and when it happens in our most intimate sanctuaries--our homes--the trauma is devastating and difficult to escape. Healing from sexual violence can only happen on a foundation of safety and safety starts with home. In this paper, we will consider issues and advocacy related to emergency shelter and longer-term housing for sexual violence survivors.

See also, NSVRC Housing and Sexual Violence special collection.

National Sexual Assault Coalition Resource Sharing Project