The fund pairs alleged work sexual harassment victims with their team of more than 700 lawyers and helps pay their legal fees. So far, they said they've linked an estimated 4,000 survivors with attorneys.
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The group, a small coalition of the 80 women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, gathered to mark the start of what they hope will be the vehicle that brings justice for Weinstein’s accusers.
"Human trafficking erodes personal dignity and destroys the moral fabric of society. During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we reaffirm our unwavering commitment to eradicate this horrific injustice."
Join a national network of service providers, advocates, grassroots organizations, and leaders from coast to coast for the first national conference addressing the housing needs of domestic violence/sexual assault survivors, communities of color, and marginalized populations!
"It causes invisible scars with potential lifetime impact,” said Arlene Vassell, Vice President of Programs, Prevention & Social Change for NRCDV. “We are thrilled to join NO MORE in bringing visibility to this survivor experience, one that is so common, yet so often discounted. We want to validate this experience and bring it out of the shadows.”
Violence against women and girls is among the most widespread, and devastating human rights violations in the world, but much of it is often unreported due to impunity, shame and gender inequality, the UN highlighted ahead of Monday’s International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women to stamp out abuse of women and girls.