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New Data - Sexual Assault Rates Doubled

New sexual assault data shows an increase in self-reports and a decrease in reporting to police.

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American Journal of Preventive Medicine Releases Data on Rape-Related Pregnancy in the US

These talking points cover the key highlights from a 2018 study “Rape-Related Pregnancy and Association with Reproductive Coercion in the U.S.” that provides nationally representative information on rape-related pregnancy.

Emily Bigger Tue, 09/17/2019 - 16:38
The Resource Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 edition ofThe Resource looks at the wide range of prevention activities happening all across the country! Opening with tips from Berkeley Media Studies Group on how to effectively communicate about prevention, this issue also includes:

  • Four winners of RALIANCE's first-ever Honors Awards
  • A spotlight on the Women's Coalition of St. Croix's innovative new radio drama
  • A milestone marking ten years of the Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI)\
  • A tool connecting American Indian and Alaska Native survivors with services

We also take a look back at the success of this year's #30DaysofSAAM Instagram contest and asked advocates what changes they've seen since in their own programs #MeToo went viral. Lastly, check out four recent additions to NSVRC's library.

Megan Thomas Tue, 07/09/2019 - 13:00
Sexual Violence and Opioids - Annotated Bibliography

  This annotated bibliography explores research from 2009 to 2019 on the relationship between opioid use and sexual victimization.

Emily Bigger Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:00

Using Risk and Protective Factors in Prevention

These two examples show how we can use our knowledge of risk and protective factors to prevent sexual violence in the real world.

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Introducing the Risk and Protective Factors Infographic

Risk and protective factors are a framework of things that can increase or decrease the likelihood of sexual violence perpetration.

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Race and the Opioid Epidemic

For the last several years, the opioid epidemic has been making headlines with growing frequency. From political podiums to religious pulpits, from Facebook comments to front page news, e...

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The Cost of Rape

Sexual violence exacts a high toll on survivors, their loved ones—and, ultimately, on all of us.

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The Resource Fall 2018

The Fall 2108 edition of The Resource covers the CDC study on the lifetime cost of rape, as well as the National Coalition for Sexual Health's five action steps to good sexual h...

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Responding to Survivors with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview for Sexual Assault Advocates

This guide was developed for local rape crisis advocates who may be asked to work with a survivor with autism.  It is a brief primer on autism, how persons who have autism may respon...

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