After four years in the shadow of Brock Turner, the man who sexually assaulted her, the woman once known in the media as "Emily Doe" has taken her name back. In her new memoir, Know My Name, Chanel Miller has introduced herself to a world that knew her only as a victim at the heart of a nationwide criminal justice controversy.
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DVAM is almost here! Join NRCDV on September 25th as we kick off DVAM 2019 celebrate our movement’s accomplishments and reflect on our shared experiences as we move together toward social transformation with the theme #1Thing, One Movement: Working Together Towards Collective Liberation.
More than 3 million women experienced rape as their first sexual encounter, according to a new study, which surveyed women ages 18 to 44 in the U.S.
Protective orders, also called restraining orders, protection orders, or injunctions depending on the state, an invaluable tool that survivors can utilize to obtain safety.
"The more clearly we see the past, the more clearly we’ll see the present — and be equipped to improve it." - Zinn Education Project
The Domestic Violence Awareness Project has released the 2019 DVAM Readiness Checklist to help you to build collaborations and inspire action for social change in your community as you work to honor victims and support survivors throughout October and beyond.