Resources:

WITNESS: Do you want to learn about sexual violence and trauma? Witness is an international organization that trains and supports people using video in their fight for human rights. In 2013, they launched a 6 video serie and a written guide: Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in different languages! Witness 6 part-video series: Conducting Interviews with survivors of Sexual and gender-based violence.

SECRET SURVIVORS is theater project, created by  that seeks to create awareness about child sexual abuse by presenting five survivors telling their own story while exploring the roots of sexual violence and break the silence.

THE MONUMENT QUILT is an on-going collection of stories from survivors of rape and abuse. Written, stitched, and painted onto red fabric, our stories are displayed in city and town centers to create and demand public space to heal.  Created by Force: upsetting rape culture

The Monument Quilt, Queens NY, August, 2014

Other Links:

New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network RAIN

National Sexual Assault Hotline 800 – 656 – HOPE (4673)

 Violence Intervention Program (VIPMujeres)

Need help? Call 1-800-664-5880

The New York City Anti-Violence Project

24-hour Hotline: 212.714.1141

La Casa Mandarina AC – Mexico


Media:

Seward Park Library Incident Sparks Outrage: Downtown Express; By: Aline Reynolds

Project Envision coalition members participate in community speak out regarding the sexual assault of a child at the Seward Park Library.

Budget Cuts Hurt NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, Other Outreach Programs: NY Daily News; By: Patrice O’Shaughnessy

City Council budget cuts affect sexual violence prevention programming in New York City, including Project Envision

Related Articles:

One in 10 young Americans has committed sexual violence

http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/06/opinion/whitaker-women-drinking-rape/

Why “Sex Positive” Feminism is Negative for Me

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/09/living/chris-brown-female-on-male-rape/?iref=obnetwork

“blaming a young woman’s dance moves — or a young woman’s clothing, or sexting, or Facebook, or the over-sexualized media — is simply a convenient way to avoid facing the reality that sexual assault happens because of a rapist’s choice to violate another person’s consent.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stacey-dougan/rapebait-email-college_b_4086391.html

http://flavorwire.com/418941/why-is-no-one-talking-about-the-fact-that-chris-brown-was-raped/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23477130

An Open Letter to Frat Brothers

http://jezebel.com/six-indian-men-convicted-in-brutal-gang-rape-of-swiss-t-857083462

http://jezebel.com/if-rape-warnings-belong-on-alcohol-products-these-wa-512367765

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/04/female-friendship-women-less-likely-to-befriend-promiscuous-peers_n_3384109.html

http://www.pbs.org/kued/nosafeplace/articles/rapefeat.html

http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/svprevention-a.pdf