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NSVRC Blogs by Laura Palumbo

Laura Palumbo is Communications Director at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Laura works on strategic messaging, media engagement and educational materials to promote that prevention is possible. For seven years she had led NSVRC in developing materials for advocates, parents, youth and college students.

Regardless of what others expect, you have the right to decide what is best for you and act on those values.

Practicing self-care is an act of compassion toward healing ourselves and the world around us.

During SAAM this April — in the midst of a public health crisis — our support for survivors is more critical than ever.

Consent still plays a role while social distancing.

There are many reasons this day can be difficult for survivors and their loved ones.

It is important to recognize the different needs, experiences, and vulnerabilities of survivors in different groups.

Since 2010, NSVRC has offered translations of our annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign materials in Spanish.

In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, we’re shining a light on the intersection of these two issues.

New survey of 843 women in the entertainment industry found 94% say they've experienced harassment or assault.

In recent weeks, decades of federal civil rights law and research on campus sexual assault have been called into question.