sexual assault

Rise Up

Now Elected Officials Need to Take Action to Support the #MeToo Movement

Hollywood A-listers have put a spotlight on the sexual assault awareness campaign of activist Tarana Burke. Now it's time for politicians to put legislation behind the movement.
Emily Weitz
2.27.18
Voices

Sexual Violence Against Women Should Not Be Used as a Weapon of War

Meet the doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo trying to save the country's most targeted community.
Alice Rowsome
1.26.18
Voices

YouTuber Franchesca Ramsey Has Called Out Racism Online for Half a Decade

"Anytime you advocate for marginalized people, there will be people that are threatened by it."
Alice Rowsome
12.5.17
The Rundown

How to Fight Betsy DeVos's Student Sexual Assault Protection Rollbacks

Your guide to what's working, what's not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
9.8.17
Impact Equality

The First Step to Protect Title IX from Betsy DeVos is Knowing Your Rights

It's looking like the beginning of a tough road for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses.
Katelyn Harrop
7.19.17
Voices

Sexual Assault Activists Sound Off to Change Jamaica's Rape Culture

A tambourine seems like an unlikely tool for activism, but that’s exactly what it is for a Jamaica-based movement.
Sharine Taylor
6.26.17
Broadly DK

Rape Could Become a 'Pre-Existing Condition' Again Under Trumpcare

Before the ACA, insurance companies could refuse to pay for crucial medical services for rape survivors because sexual assault was considered a pre-existing condition. The GOP's new healthcare plan could reinstate that cruel reality.
Kimberly Lawson
5.5.17