Sexual harassment, abuse, and assault can have short- and long-term physical, emotional, and psychological effects on a person’s well-being and impact an entire community, from the culture and connections between people to the economic toll. Preventing sexual violence means we all must address deep-rooted abuses of power that contribute to inequities in health, safety, and well-being.
This blog series explores the new and changing financial conditions survivors of sexual violence face due to COVID-19.
This blog explores the burdens survivors of color face due to COVID-19.
This blog explores the new and changing financial conditions survivors of sexual violence face due to COVID-19.
A particularly successful method for working with survivors of sexual assault and trauma is to bring survivors together in groups. Groups are an effective tool in giving hope and providing support, validation, connection, healing, and empathy. At the core of all sexual assault trauma is disempowerment and disconnection. To assist in recovery, empowerment and connection, the Washington Center of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP) developed this basic guide, written with beginner facilitators in mind.
FORGE outlines a comprehensive strategy guide for approaching therapy in the Transgender community. "Let’s Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor’s Guide to Accessing Therapy" cover resiliency exercises, self healing strategies, and essential information to help Transgender survivors access therapy and other resources.
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In the final episode of our COVID-19 and Health Equity series, NSVRC’s Yolanda Edrington, Louie Marven, and Mo Lewis discuss what they learned during the series, what touched their hearts, and how their perspectives have shifted.