As we learn more about COVID-19, we're also learning how it impacts our work to support survivors and create safer communities.
Megan L. Evans, M.D., M.P.H., Margo Lindauer, J.D., Maureen E. Farrell, M.D. explore intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Community connectedness is an important part of preventing sexual assault — but it’s also crucial for preventing all public health issues, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Women Against Abuse has released an important outline for Covid-19 Safety Planning for People Experiencing Domestic Violence, including in-home strategies, help-seeking strategies, diffusion strategies, safety with children, and resources from both the national and Philadelphia area.
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Per The United Nations Population Fund "Fifteen per cent of the world’s population lives with a disability, and nearly 200 million are between the ages of 10 and 24. Yet they are often invisible in government statistics.
We can add yet another public health crisis to the toll of COVID-19: domestic violence. Can you recognize the signs of an abusive relationship? Consumer Action's webinar is led by attorney Maclen Stanley, who specializes in pursuing claims of sexual assault, sexual harassment and gender discrimination, and Gretchen Shaw, deputy director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Learn how to recognize when abuse may be happening online and how to prevent it.
Learn about the impact of online sexual abuse on victims and explore resources for survivors.
Explore the latest blogs relating to Sexual Assault Awareness Month.