We denounce the “Unite the Right” white supremacist hate rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12; we denounce racism in all its forms both overt and subtle; we denounce anti-Semitism, homophobia, and xenophobia; and we re-commit ourselves to being an actively anti-racist organization seeking justice for all people.
July 14, 2017
This past week there have been several instances causing great concern about the direction being taken by Department of Education and their work regarding Title IX enforcement.
November 10, 2016
Today and every day, the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence pledges to stand with all survivors of sexual violence; to advocate passionately for the services, programs, and policies they need to heal and thrive; and work with determination for comprehensive prevention in our communities and an end to rape culture.
July 8, 2016
We cannot end sexual violence without ending racism.
Top Sexual Violence Prevention Organizations Launch Initiative to End Sexual Violence in One Generation
June 28, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three leading sexual violence prevention organizations announced today the creation of “Raliance,” a collaborative initiative dedicated to ending sexual violence in one generation. The
June 6, 2016
The Kering Foundation, in partnership with NAESV and NNEDV, extends training program to prevent and combat violence against women in the US.
January 20, 2016
Today, the United States Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released important and thoughtfully gathered climate survey data from students anonymously surveyed at nine universities last year about their experiences of sexual violence.
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence Commends Department of Justice Guidance on Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response
December 15, 2015
Last week, we were riveted by the stories of the women victimized by Daniel Holtzclaw, by their courage in telling their stories, and by the assumptions apparent in Holtzclaw’s violent behavior—that his badge made his power unquestionable; that struggling women of color would not come forward and would not be believed; and that racism and sexism would play to his favor in getting away with these vicious violations.
HALT Act Supports Survivors by Holding Institutions Accountable and Increasing Transparency to End Sexual Violence
June 8, 2015
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence applauds Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) for introducing the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) Campus Sexual Violence Act.
April 24, 2015
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence commends the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights on its new guidance package on Title IX Coordinators.
December 8, 2014
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence is heartbroken and outraged by the events that have unfolded since Friday afternoon based on Rolling Stone’s investigative coverage of sexual assault at the University of Virginia.
September 19, 2014
Please join us for a TweetChat to commemorate the 20th anniversary of VAWA:
"A Trip Down VAWA Lane: 20 Years of Activism"
September 19, 2014
Today, the National Football League (NFL) announced a multi-year commitment to support services for survivors of sexual assault and pledged funding to advocacy organizations across the country.
September 19, 2014
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence supports the ongoing efforts of President Obama and Vice-President Biden to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
April 29, 2014
For decades, advocates have been swimming against the tide to prevent sexual violence and offer support to survivors.
February 11, 2014
In The Wall Street Journal: Editorial
January 3, 2014
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) applauds President Obama and the White House Council on Women and Girls for issuing a renewed call to action today to address the epidemic of sexual assault in our nation.
December 9, 2013
A National Perspective on Recent High-Profile Sexual Assault Cases
October 4, 2013
NAESV Calls on Congress to Immediately Fund the Federal Government
August 19, 2013
National leaders release policy statement on HIV prophylaxis for sexual assault survivors
February 12, 2013
On behalf of 56 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions, over 1300 rape crisis centers, and the victims these centers serve every day, the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) commends the United States Senate for the passage of S. 47 today--legislation that reauthorizes and strengthens the Violence Against Women Act.
October 25, 2012
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence stands with all victims and survivors of sexual violence and fully affirms their right to decide for themselves what happens with their bodies and with their lives.
September 13, 2012
Today is the eighteenth birthday of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
August 20, 2012
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) rejects comments by Congressman Todd Akin (R-MO) that trivialize the experiences of thousands of women and girls in our nation...
April 26, 2012
Today, the U.S. Senate passed strong, bipartisan legislation to protect all victims.
March 29, 2012
VAWA is an Essential Tool S. 1925 continues successful programs to address victim needs and prevent sexual violence and includes new tools to improve the nation’s response to crimes of sexual violence. “To help get over the trauma of the assault, I immediately turned to a rape crisis center for support. The support and services I received gave me my life back! VAWA must be reauthorized to continue these critical services.” Gabrielle Union, actress and survivor
December 14, 2011
New Data Reveal Nearly 1 in 5 Women Have Been Raped in the United States
April 1, 2011
A transcript of Attorney General Eric Holder's comments acknowledging Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
November 1, 2010
Monika Johnson-Hostler, president of the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, is named to the newly re-chartered National Advisory Committee on the Violence Against Women (NAC).
January 10, 2011
President Obama became the first President to proclaim January as National Stalking Awareness Month.