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NSVRC Blogs by Mo Lewis


We know that how we communicate about sexual violence and health inequities matters. This resource can help us frame the connection between oppression and sexual violence.

Our new e-learning tool helps you learn more about risk and protective factors.

Learn more about the research on social determinants of health related to sexual violence.

If we don't work with inclusive groups, we'll end up with unequal policies that may perpetuate the social norms we're trying to change.

Sexual violence is inextricably linked to oppression – and we won’t ever end sexual violence without ending oppression.

These two examples show how we can use our knowledge of risk and protective factors to prevent sexual violence in the real world.

Risk and protective factors are a framework of things that can increase or decrease the likelihood of sexual violence perpetration.

Evaluation is key component of successful prevention programs – it helps us know what is working, what we should change, and can help us track how we got to where we are now. Okay, I can practically hear people tuning out right now. Don’t do it, though – stay with me!

By Mo Lewis, Prevention Specialist for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center

This blog post was written by Mo Lewis, Prevention Specialist at NSVRC