National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
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Recent Articles:

Survivors Need Access to Health Care & Insurance

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

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Position Statement: Body Worn Cameras Policies

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

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Statement of Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Organizations in Support of Equal Access for the Transgender Community

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

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Survivor Survey on Mandatory Reporting

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

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VAWA 2013 Sexual Assault Housing Protections

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

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Position on Universal Access to Anti-HIV Medication

Position on Universal Access to Anti-HIV Medication
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
International Association of Forensic Nurses
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Problem Statement
The connection between forced or unwanted sex and HIV transmission is well documented in the literature (Campbell, Lucea,

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