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10 Things to Know About Stalking and COVID-19 JL Heinze Mon, 01/10/2022

As we’ve learned from our research on sexual violence in disasters, crises further magnify pre-existing social inequalities and violence. Stalking is no exception. The crime of stalking is highly misunderstood, often misportrayed in the media, but extremely pervasive and harmful.

2021 in Review: A Guest Blog Series on Resilience Amidst COVID-19

The past two years have been a period of rapid change. Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, NSVRC has been paying keen attention to the ways in which the pandemic has impacted not only survivors, but also service providers, advocates, activists, and communities at large. In remaining loyal to the importance of showcasing community members’ voices and not speaking on their behalf, the following guest blog series explores the different narratives within the social justice community and community working to end sexual violence.

Sexual Violence in Disasters NSVRC Tue, 11/16/2021

This guide draws from research, reporting, and the lived experiences of survivors to explore the connections between sexual violence and disasters, the inequities that shape them both, the lessons to be learned from the resilience of survivors and their communities, and opportunities for all of us to prevent sexual violence before, during, and after disasters.


Resources for Survivors of Violence, Disasters, and Other Traumatic Experiences JL Heinze Mon, 10/25/2021

You are not alone. Even in disasters, help is available.

Resources for Service Providers JL Heinze Mon, 10/25/2021

Disasters require us to re-imagine our work and how we serve survivors.

Resources for Organization Leaders & Managers JL Heinze Mon, 10/25/2021

Learn how to prepare your organizations in case of a disaster.