Sexual Assault

  • Will Sexual Assault Awareness Month get lost amid COVID-19?

    Many programs are hosting virtual events, such as Take Back the Night events. Many are also pushing out information via social media. When creating and hosting online events, consider accessibility for people with disabilities and Deaf people. The Vera Institute...
  • Our employees often respond to victim-survivors in hospital emergency departments. What protocols would you recommend to ensure advocacy services are still available to victim/survivors when hospitals are limiting outside contact/visitors?

    It is very important for the Advocacy agencies to work with the local SANE/ Forensic Nursing programs to have a better understanding of any changes the program has implemented because of their facilities response to COVID-19 such as the limiting...