In this blog, we interview a Minnesota sexual assault program about their services for male survivors.
In this blog, we speak with a sexual assault program in New Jersey about how they serve male survivors.
We interviewed two sexual assault programs to learn more about how they serve male survivors.
Check out this sample curriculum using our tools on supporting advocates who work with male survivors.
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.
Sexual assault advocates and rape crisis centers can use this self-assessment tool to reflect on your current work serving men who have had unwanted sexual experiences. The tool offers reflection questions related to individual and organizational capacity to serve male survivors. This resource is part of Working with Male Survivors of Sexual Violence.
A resource containing lessons learned from sexual assault services programs with comparatively high percentages of male survivors served with that funding stream. This resource is part of Working with Male Survivors of Sexual Violence.
Avalon Healing Center is on a mission to provide free, professional services to survivors of sexual assault 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Even under pre-pandemic conditions, this is a mighty task. We sat down with Kimberly Hurst, founder and CEO of Avalon Healing to understand how the pandemic created new barriers to sexual violence service providers and how organizations have developed new solutions.
NSVRC: What kind of work does Avalon Healing do?
I wrote this blog 18 months after the SARS-CoV2 virus landed with an American passenger in Washington state. In March 2020, the virus was declared a pandemic, and the world went into quarantine. For some people, this was a welcome respite from their daily commute and a chance to spend more time with family.
You are not alone. Even in disasters, help is available.