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The Effectiveness of Sexual Assault Services in Multi-Service Agencies

This Applied Research paper examines whether organizational affiliation and structure affect the quantity and quality of sexual assault services. The paper offers recommendations for futu...

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Community Voices - Fall 2018

We reached out to you, our partners and community members, to learn about your work in the movement.

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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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Helping Industries to Classify Reports of Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Sexual Assault

This report describes the work of a joint project between the NSVRC and the Urban Institute, in which a team of staff from both agencies developed an improved taxonomy (a system of catego...

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Long live the Latino and Hispanic feminism

Throughout the Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated in the United States, we want to give special recognition to the feminist movements that have fought for the rights of Latin American and...

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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 respond to a traumatic event and the importance of working with disability providers in a collaborative fashion. There are resource lists for advocates as well as organizational tools designed to assist programs who want to better serve the disability communities.

Communicate more effectively about sexual harassment, abuse, and assault

Learn how to put research into action to reframe sexual harassment, abuse, and assault and communicate more effectively about prevention.

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Reusing the news

This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, provides examples of ways to reuse positive news coverage and respond to negative news coverage.

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Planning media relations throughout the year

This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, provides a brief calendar of holidays, anniversaries, and other observances that can be used as angles for talking about prevention. ...

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Contributing to news coverage

This resource, part of the Media relations toolkit, explains how to use editorial pages, opinion pieces, and letters to the editor to bring attention to issues related to sexual violence prevention. It also includes a sample letter to the editor.

Emily Bigger Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:45