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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

During this month of awareness, we wanted to discuss the facts about domestic violence.  We also want to make sure you know there are resources and support available to you (or someone you know) if domestic violence is occurring (or has occurred).  If you or someone you know is a survivors, you can set up a free survivor account on MapYourVoice to tell your story and access resources and support specific to your local area.


Why Besty DeVos's New Plan Suppresses Survivors of Sexual Assault

It is already so difficult for survivors of sexual assault to speak up about or report their trauma. Sexual violence already has an intrinsic psychological characteristic of silencing victim's about assault. Additionally, survivors may dread the common "victim blaming" that so many survivors endure when they finally get the courage to raise their voices about assault. Lastly, not all survivors have a support system that they can count on to be there for them when they finally do report assault.


How MapYourVoice Works

Are you confused about how MapYourVoice works? Don’t worry! We created an easy to understand infographic to help you quickly understand how to use MapYourVoice! Additionally, it helps user’s understand how the data is helpful in the long run, both personally and on a global scale. We hope it’s helpful!


Help us support athlete and student survivors through our Twibbon campaign!

All summer we’ve been connecting with the communities of caring people across social platforms bringing awareness of MapYourVoice and the unique solution we offers to survivors of sexual violence worldwide.

A big should out to all of our friends and allies!

Now we’re feeling called to raise our voices in strong support of a particular population that needs all of us to stand with them...students and student athletes who have been preyed upon by doctors and coaches.


10 Ways to Support a Survivor

Even with the best of intentions, supporting a sexual violence survivor in a way that actually lends support and doesn't create further harm is not so obvious. While it's important to be there for a survivor when they need you, it is also important to have some understanding of and be sensitive to the unique situation and set of challenges a survivor faces. We created this "10 Ways to Support Survivors" infographic to help you understand the best ways you can support a friend, family member, or anyone who reaches out for support.


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