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NSVRC Blogs by Winnie Gunther


Winnie Gunther is a senior at UC Berkeley double majoring in Legal Studies and Theater Performance with a minor in Human Rights. She is interested in the intersection between law and social change, specifically in strategic impact litigation regarding gender-based violence. Aside from interning with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Winnie works as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief at The Rights Stuff: The Review of Human Rights at Berkeley and as the Survivor Support Chair of Berkeley’s ASUC Sexual Violence Commission. She is also an active member of the co-ed community service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega.

What is a rape crisis center? When were they founded? Where can you find one? And what services do they provide? Despite the expansion of rape crisis centers over the past few decades, many people still have questions about these important local resources.
Find the answers to these questions and more here.