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Rape as a Human Rights Violation - Organizations working to end rape with the guiding belief that all people have the fundamental human right to be free from sexual violence.
Rape on Campus - Campus groups working to raise awareness, take action, provide support and change their campus sexual assault policies.
Child Abuse - Links to websites offering advocacy, support and further research
Clergy Abuse - Activist groups working to raise awareness, provide support for victims and demand reform.
Rape and Prostitution - Resources for prostituted women looking to get off the streets and links to pages that challenge common myths about prostitution and sex work.
The International Sex Trade - The UN estimates that over 1 million women and children are trafficked every year and the numbers are on the rise. Learn about what you can do to help raise awareness.
Dating and Marital Violence - Sometimes stopping a rape does not involve fighting off a stranger. Sometimes it's someone you love. In about 85 percent of cases, sexual assaults occur between people who know each other. Links to support resources and strategies for resistance.
Prison Rape - Conservative figures estimate that one in six inmates experiences rape in prison. With over 4 million Americans passing through various levels of incarceration each year, the victim totals are staggering. Links to activism networks and other information on ending this overlooked human rights outrage.
Prevention - Learn about what you can do to protect yourself and empower others. Includes a special section on the role men are playing in rape prevention.
Help in the Medical Profession - Resources like the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Program are paving the way for better services for rape victims.
General Resources - Other online databases, listservs and clearinghouses for rape information.
Media Issues - The media can serve as both friend and foe in anti-rape efforts. Links to survivor stories and positive articles about rape as well as critiques of derogatory, unjust and myth-perpetuating articles.
Further Reading - Recommended books and articles
Videos and other Print Material - Videos relating to more specific subject areas as well as links to posters and other anti-rape campaign resources.
Speakers - Speakers and anti-rape activists.
"In about 85 percent of cases, sexual assaults occur between people who know each other."
Source: Diana Russell, The Prevalence and Incidence of Forcible Rape and Attempted Rape of Females, Victimology: An International Journal 7, 1-4 (1983).