The way we talk about sexual harassment, abuse, and assault matters. Journalists play a key role in educating the public about these issues, which is why accurate reporting is so crucial. NSVRC is a resource available to the media, providing guidance to promote informed reporting that enhances the public dialogue around these topics.
At NSVRC, we can provide context for your story on various issues related to sexual assault, including common survivor reactions, statistics and prevalence data, consent and healthy sexuality, trauma-informed care and survivor support, the criminal justice system, and the role that each of can play in preventing the public health issue of sexual violence. We can also share our expertise on effectively sharing messages about prevention with general public audiences.
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