RPE formula grants, administered by the CDC Injury Center, provide essential funding to states and territories to support rape prevention and education programs conducted by rape crisis centers, state sexual assault coalitions, and other public and private nonprofit entities.
While some advocacy groups support the legislation on behalf of trafficking survivors, other strongly oppose the legislation because they believe it increases the vulnerability of sex workers, many of whom are survivors, to violence and exploitation. SESTA-FOSTA is federal legislation that became law in April 2018. It combines two bills, The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) and Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA).
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) has prepared the following statement to provide guidance regarding issues that arise with the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in employment contracts related to sexual harassment and other forms of workplace discrimination.
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
Please see the attached charts for NAESV appropriations priorities.
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