Survivors of sexual assault who are treated at emergency departments may be billed thousands of dollars for their care if they are uninsured, a new report finds, and even those with private health insurance have to cover some of the costs out-of-pocket.
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Prevention is radical. This National Prevention Town Hall will uplift innovative prevention approaches in the Pacific Coast region of the United states that are community-driven, rooted in cultural strengths, and focused on relationship building. La prevención es radical. Este Congreso Nacional de Prevención promoverá enfoques de prevención innovadores en la región de la costa del Pacífico de los Estados Unidos que centran la comunidad, que enfocan las fortalezas culturales y que están enfocados en la construcción de relaciones.
Creating a world free from violence requires us to boldly and unapologetically confront and dismantle white supremacy, anti-Blackness, and other forms of oppression. This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights upcoming events and new resources that push us to be bolder in our work to end gender-based violence.
Young people have always been on the front lines of our social justice movements, pushing us to be bolder and more innovative. This TA Question of the Month offers some key considerations for forming and sustaining a youth advisory board for your domestic violence organization.
The sentencing comes after decades of allegations against the singer. In 2019, the Lifetime docuseries Surviving R. Kelly renewed interest in the sexual abuse allegations against Kelly and gave a sustained push to the activists who had been pushing for Kelly to be pulled off airwaves and stages.
“I’m picturing doctors weighing pros and cons, and waiting, and not knowing what they can do, and people dying,” one expert said.