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  • Sexual violence -- including rape, child sexual abuse, and sexual harassment -- is a complicated topic to understand. There are many fears, myths, and stereotypes that abound. We understand that reporting on these topics is a difficult task and we appreciate the media’s commitment to doing so with integrity. As a result, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has created a packet...
  • The Bureau of Justice Statistics special report Rape and Sexual Assault Victimization Among College-Age Females, 1995–2013 released in December, 2014 uses the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to compare the rape and sexual assault victimization from 1995 to 2013 of female college students (enrolled in a college, university, trade school or vocational school) and female nonstudents. Read...
  • High-profile cases in the media are an important opportunity to educate the public about the realities of sexual assault. Specifics of each case are different, but our role as advocates is always to support survivors and help everyone understand sexual violence. These talking points were created to assist in those discussions.
  • This flyer provides information about the NSVRC’s Lifespan Project which is a technical assistance initiative to provide advocates, medical providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, and others with resources and strategies to effectively respond to and support survivors of sexual violence. The Lifespan Project focuses on trauma-informed service delivery with a particular concern for populations...
  • High-profile cases in the media are an important opportunity to educate the public about the realities of sexual assault. Specifics of each case are different, but our role as advocates is always to support survivors and help everyone understand sexual violence. These talking points were created to assist in those discussions.
  • The 2014 Fall & Winter edition of The Resource celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.Vice President Joe Biden recently deemed VAWA his “proudest legislative achievement.” In an article inside this issue, a legal advocate gives an inside look at what it was like to work on the second iteration of the landmark legislation in 1998.Other topics covered in this issue...
  • The 2010 SAAM Campaign addressed sexual assault prevention on college campuses. It includes resources for each of the six levels of the Spectrum of Prevention. Level 1: Strengthening Individual Knowledge and Skills PowerPoint Workshop: Making a Difference: Your Role in Sexual Violence Prevention on Campus Level 2: Promoting Community EducationCreating an Effective Public Education...
  • This resource is part of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Sustainability Project. It provides an overview of tools to address vicarious trauma.Learn more by downloading the free mobile app.
  • This resource is part of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Sustainability Project. It provides an overview of practice standards and guidelines for SANE programs.Learn more by downloading the free mobile app.
  • This resource is part of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Sustainability Project. It provides an overview of educational resources for SANEs.Learn more by downloading the free mobile app.

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