Black Women's Blueprint works to place Black women and girls’ lives as well as their particular struggles squarely within the context of the larger racial justice concerns of Black communities and are committed to building movements where gender matters in broader social justice organizing so that all members of our communities gain social, political and economic equity. We engage in progressive research, historical documentation, policy advocacy and organizing steeped in the struggles of Black women within their diverse communities and within dominant culture.
We proactively address the epidemic of traumatic sexual violence/harassment impacting our nation’s students. We provide students, K-12 schools, and organizations resources so that the right to an equal education is not compromised by sexual harassment, sexual assault, and gender-based discrimination.
The Breathe Network: Building Resilience through Embodied Approaches To Healing, is a resource, referral and training network connecting survivors of sexual violence with holistic healing arts practitioners. All of the practitioners and organizations affiliated with our organization commit to offering sliding-scale, trauma-informed care. We provide training for holistic healing arts practitioners across a range of disciplines to ground them in a nuanced understanding of sexual violence, its mind, body and soul impacts, and offer them modality specific tools they can integrate within their practice.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
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JDI advocates for the safety and well-being of all inmates, whether they are confined in federal, state, or local facilities -- both private and public -- including prisons, jails, juvenile facilities, immigration detention centers, halfway houses, and police lock-ups. JDI works to: hold government officials accountable for prisoner rape; promote public attitudes that value the dignity and safety of inmates; and ensure that survivors of this violence have access to the help they need.
Safer Society Foundation provides resources for the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse. Safer Society Press publishes books for survivors, offenders, professionals,family and friends, and on prevention. The Foundation operates a free referral service for those seeking specialized treatment for sexual offending.
The Victim Rights Law Center is Leading a New Response to Sexual Violence. Founded as the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to serving the legal needs of sexual assault victims, the Victim Rights Law Center is the leader in representing sexual assault victims’ legal rights within the civil context. We not only provide legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives, but also promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim. Through an innovative model of community collaboration, we have created a network of allies (medical providers, counselors, lawyers) dedicated to improving legal services for rape victims. They have offices in MA and OR.
The Victim Rights Law Center engages in three primary activities:
- Free Legal Services
- Legal Training
- Technical Assistance
The mission of this coalition is to create a unified effort to promote the healthy development of children & youth; and end their sexual abuse and exploitation. Read more about coalition members.
The Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center project offers information on the Internet for the benefit of those interested in providing effective workplace responses to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.