According to 2010 data from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, nearly 1 in 5 women have been the victim of rape or attempted rape in their lifetime; nearly 1 in 2 women have experienced some form of sexual violence; and 1 in 5 men have experienced a
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) seeks to provide clarity regarding issues that arise with the use of body worn cameras in initial sexual violence investigations. We we will focus our efforts on whether body worn cameras used in sexual assault victim contacts properly ensure that victim privacy
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (The Alliance) is the voice in Washington for the 56 state and territorial sexual assault coalitions and 1300 rape crisis centers working to end sexual violence and support survivors. Local rape crisis centers see every day how widespread and devastating sexual assault is
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Rape Crisis Center Survey results available on the right.
Over 300 national, state, and local anti-sexual assault and domestic violence organizations oppose anti-transgender initiatives. These initiatives utilize and perpetuate the myth that protecting transgender people’s access to restrooms and locker rooms endangers the safety or privacy of others. As organizations that care about reducing assault and violence, we favor
NAESV and Know Your IX conducted an internet survey in March 2015. Almost 90% of survivors responded “yes,” they should retain the choice whether and to whom to report. When asked their concerns if reporting to police were mandatory, 79% said, “this could have a chilling
VAWA 2013 includes historic public housing protections for victims of sexual assault. Building on housing protections for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in VAWA 2005, VAWA 2013 added new protections and specifically adds victims of sexual assault and “affiliated individuals to the victim” as protected groups. These
Every area of a victim’s life is affected by sexual violence whether it is a child sexually abused by a family member, a teenager coerced into sex by an older man, a college student drugged and assaulted at a party, or an adult raped by a stranger or by her
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The connection between forced or unwanted sex and HIV transmission is well documented in the literature (Campbell, Lucea,