11 Aug 2015

Sexual Assault Response Teams:
Supporting victims, facilitating justice.

Second in a three-part series on the impact and importance of sexual assault response teams (SARTs). In the U.S., a reported sexual assault occurs every two minutes [1] According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Crime Victimization Survey, there is an average of 293,066 sexual assault and rape victims (age 12 or older)...
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2 Aug 2015

Start a SART:
Many tools and resources are available

Last in a three-part series on the impact and importance of sexual assault response teams (SARTs) Since their inception in the 1970s, Sexual assault response teams, or SARTs, have become valuable community assets for supporting rape victims, investigating the crime, prosecuting perpetrators and seeing justice served. Today, more than 700 SARTs operate throughout the U.S....
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31 Jul 2015

Rape: How You Can Support Victim Recovery

Sexual assault can happen to anyone. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) says that each year there are about 293,000 sexual assaults— about every 2 seconds (Sexual Assault Statistics). About 80% of the time the victim knows the perpetrator. But 68% of the time, the victim doesn’t report the crime [1]. Why? Victims stay silent...
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