survivors

#metoo

#MeToo Anniversary: Women Around the World Speak on Its Impact

As the movement marks its first year of existence, we asked women how things have changed—or not—in their respective countries.
Broadly Staff
10.5.18
sexual assault

Sexual Assault Survivors Flood C-SPAN with Calls During Kavanaugh Hearing

"I have not brought this up for years, until I heard this testimony—it's just breaking my heart."
Leila Ettachfini
9.27.18
sexual assault

Assault Survivors Are Telling Trump Why They Didn't Report

On Twitter, #WhyIDidntReport is a collection of stories from sexual assault survivors that mirror what research proves: Victims who come forward will face more scrutiny, stigma, and blame than their perpetrators.
Leila Ettachfini
9.21.18
gun violence

'Inspiring and Heartbreaking': The Rise of Support Groups for Shooting Survivors

In recent years, a number of networks for shooting survivors have popped up across the country to provide support for other survivors and call for an end to gun violence.
Kimberly Lawson
2.19.18
sexual harassment

'Is This Our Watershed Moment?'

As the sexual misconduct allegations against high profile men—from Kevin Spacey to Louis C.K. to Harvey Weinstein—continue to mount, advocates for survivors ask if this snowballing momentum of accusations will finally create a cultural shift.
Kimberly Lawson
11.9.17
Op-Ed

I Dropped Out of College Because I Couldn't Bear to See My Rapist on Campus

Betsy DeVos thinks campus rape investigations are tilted in favor of the accuser, but that was far from my experience. Now that she's rescinded Obama's guidelines on campus sexual assault, I worry that more and more students will suffer like I did.
Audrey Chu
9.26.17
trauma

The Holocaust Survivor Using Her Trauma to Help Veterans

After escaping Auschwitz, Dr. Edith Eger went on to become a world-renowned clinical therapist who's creating new tools to tackle PTSD.
Mitchell Sunderland
9.10.17
sexual assault

The Cop Pioneering a New Approach to Reporting and Investigating Sexual Assault

Oregon police officer Carrie Hull has revolutionized the way her department treats survivors of sexual violence. Now her "You Have Options” initiative is rolling out nationwide.
Sirin Kale
9.29.16