What Are The Effects Of Sexual Violence On Victims?

Sexual violence is a crime that can have long-term effects on the victims. The physical and psychological damage can be significant and often lasts for years after the abuse has ended. Victims may struggle with a wide range of problems, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and substance abuse. They may also find it difficult to trust […]

What Is Sexual Violence?

Sexual violence is any form of sexual harassment, assault, or abuse. It can happen to anyone, regardless of age, gender, or sexuality. Sexual violence can take many different forms, from unwanted touching or comments to rape or sexual assault. Unfortunately, sexual violence is all too common. In the United States alone, it is estimated that one in five women will […]

How to Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women

There are many ways we can raise awareness about violence against women and girls. One way is by getting involved in the community and supporting organizations that work tirelessly on this issue. Another way of raising awareness would be through education; informing friends and family members about sexual abuse is very important. Women have always been victims of violence, but […]

Taking Action to End Sexual Violence

Sexual violence has both short-term and long-term effects on the mental, physical, sexual and reproductive health of women. This makes it a serious human rights and public health issue. Whether the violence is perpetrated in times of conflict, within a relationship, a community structure, or the larger family, it deeply violates and impacts girls and victims, causing a painful experience […]