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Welcome to the new VAWnet.org, home to thousands of materials on gender-based violence and related issues.
We are currently engaged in the development of this beta site. Please be patient as we work to add new features and functionality. In the meantime, we invite you find resources using our enhanced site search below.

 

TA Question of the Month

The thing about rape culture is that it shapes our language about sexual assault. Problematic comments may not even be explicitly about rape – comments that reflect attitudes about homophobia, ableism, racism, or any other form of oppression still perpetuate rape culture.

Latest Advocacy News

Recent news coverage on various issues related to gender based violence.

National Awareness Initiatives

Learn more about national efforts to raise awareness about gender based violence throughout the year including: National Stalking Awareness Month (January), Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month (February), Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April), and Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October).