Sexual Assault and Abuse Resources
International Association of Forensic Nurses: Forensic Nursing is the application of nursing science to public or legal proceedings; the application of the forensic aspects of health care combined with the bio-psycho-social education of the registered nurse in the scientific investigation and treatment of trauma and/or death of victims and perpetrators of abuse, violence, criminal activity and traumatic accidents. Their site includes information on Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner certification.
Men Can Stop Rape: an international organization that mobilizes men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. MCSR provides agencies, schools, and organizations with direct services for youth, public service messaging, and leadership training.
National Action Plan Against Sexual Assault (NAPASA): A multi-national effort to reform the response of legal systems to sexual assault and child sexual abuse. Their site includes background and research materials, legal briefs and more.
Sexual Abuse of Males - Prevalence, Lasting Effects, and Resources: A site by Dr. Jim Hopper, it supplies information, support and resources for males abused as children
Stop Rape Now - UN Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict: UN Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) unites the work of 12 UN entities to prevent all forms of gender based violence (GBV), including sexual violence in conflict. It is a concerted effort by the UN to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors.
Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault: The Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault aims to improve access to current information and resources in order to assist those committed to working against sexual assault. ACSSA will help to support and develop strategies that aim to prevent, respond to, and ultimately reduce the incidence of this crime.
Victorian CASA Forum: The Victorian CASA Forum Inc is the peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault, and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours). Together we work to ensure that women, children and men who are victim/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs.
Childcry: Childcry wants to help survivors and secundary victims of sexual abuse in general to take the first step on their way on recovery, both youngsters and adults. Their site includes background information on childhood sexual abuse and violence, secondary victims (family members), resource links and more.
Alliance to End Violence: The Alliance to End Violence is Calgary’s resource centre for family and sexual violence. This excellent site supplies background, security and safety information, plus links and resources for victims in this region.
Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Centers (AASAC): AASAC) represents ten sexual assault centres across Alberta. AASAC is an effective provincial organization that represents issues critical to the clients they serve.
BC Association of Specialized Victim Service and counselling Programs: The Association provides a provincial voice for survivors of violence and the community-based services that support them. They maintain a strong network between Community-Based Victim Assistance programs, Sexual Assault Centres and Stopping the Violence counselling programs across BC. They have also established important links with government, policy makers, legislators and other provincial organizations.
Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres: CASAC is a Pan Canadian group of sexual assault centres which have come together to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent, and ultimately eradicate, rape and sexual assault. Included on this site are ongoing projects, discussions, news and more.
Centre for Research on Violence: Funded by the Canadian government, this organization seeks to prevent domestic violence and sexual abuse. They are involved in a number of areas, including intervention strategies, civil and criminal remedies, education, training initiatives and prevention. The Centre is starting a research project to learn more about the experiences people have had with the civil court system, when they brought a law suit against someone who sexually assaulted or sexually abused them. They are trying to reach every person in CANADA who has received a judgment in a civil case about a sexual abuse or sexual assault in the past ten years.
Ontario Network of Sexual Assault Care and Treatment Centres (ONSACTC): This website provides information about the services offered at Sexual Assault Care and Treatment Centres in Ontario as well as information about sexual assault and domestic violence. Although the original mandate of their service revolved around the care for victims/survivors of sexual assault, their mandate is expanding to include service for victims/survivors of domestic violence.
The Secret of the Silver Horse: An online instructional story for children. In this publication, children are shown the difference between a good secret and a secret about sexual abuse, and between good touching and sexually abusive touching. The Secret of the Silver Horse instructs children that secrets about sexual abuse should not be kept. The story also teaches that if a child tells a teenager or an adult about sexual abuse and that person does nothing, the child should be persistent and tell someone else.
Macom: An Israeli site that provides information and online support through forums, personal chat and e-mail for survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
Sisters Sexual Assault Center: Complete sexual assault and rape counselling services, court accompaniment and community education services, based in Moscow.
Note: These pages are in Russian. Those not fluent in this language may want to use Altavista's Electronic Translation service to get an approximate translation of the site.
Center for Assistance to Victims of Sexual Assault (CAVA) | El Centro de Asistencia a Víctimas de Agresiones Sexuales (C.A.V.A.S) Complete sexual assault and rape counselling services, court accompaniment and community education services, based in Madrid.
Note: These pages are in Spainish. Those not fluent in this language may want to use Altavista's Electronic Translation service to get an approximate translation of the site.
Against Rape: Black Women's Rape Action Project: Information on the struggle of women of colour against rape, domestic violence, racist sexual assault, and on seeking asylum after rape.
Children at Risk in Ireland (CARI) Foundation: Their primary goal is to provide a professional, child centred therapy and counselling service to children, families, and groups who have been affected by child sexual abuse. They also provide education and information services for children, adults and professionals on the dynamics of child sexual abuse, as well as to raise public and political awareness of these issues.
Eighteen and Under: Eighteen And Under charity, based in Dundee, which offers confidential support and information to any young person aged 18 and under who have experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse.
Help For Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA): A voluntary organization established to provide help, support and guidance to adult victims of child abuse. Extensive information on services, support agencies and other information is provided.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (UK) : Many resources and support features for those who were sexually abused as children
One in Four (Ireland): One in Four offers advocacy and support for women and men who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence, as well as to their family and friends. They provide psychotherapy treatments, advocacy, and online support groups.
Rape Crisis England and Wales: Rape Crisis (England and Wales) provides co-ordination for the national network of Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales. They provide a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence - whether as adults or as children. Information on their site includes background on rape and sexual violence, contact information for Rape Crisis Centres, as well as educational and support materials family, friends, students and professionals.
Rape Crisis Network Ireland: RCNI Provides: support and information to member rape crisis centres, both individually and collectively, which also enables the exchange of expertise between crisis centres, and brings the experience and expertise of RCCs to a variety of inter-agency projects, committees and fora. They advocate for the social and legislative changes that help work towards the elimination of sexual violence and sexual abuse. They undertake research and collect data relating to the causes, nature and extent of sexual violence in Ireland and the experiences of survivors engaging with the judicial system. Finally, they work to raise public awareness about the realities of sexual violence and the needs of survivors of sexual violence.
Safe Space (Scotland): Safe Space provides a free and confidential range of support services for people who have experienced sexual abuse, at any age, of any gender.
Survivors UK: This organization provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Women's Aid Federation National Home Page: This English national organization provides support and information for women and children experiencing physical or emotional violence or sexual abuse in the home. Information on public education, safe houses, safety plans, statistics and useful links to sites of interest can all be found here.
AARDVARC: An abuse, rape and domestic violence resource collection. An excellent resource to information, current news, research and services.
Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: The purpose of the Council is to is to "provide for planning and coordination of services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault and to provide for crisis intervention and prevention programs"
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (ANDVSA): The Network is a non-profit, membership corporation composed of 21 programs statewide that provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, offender services, and adult crisis intervention services. The purposes of the Network are to promote linkage and communication between the programs, facilitate information sharing, secure funding in a cooperative and non-competitive manner, and to expose the roots of violence against women and children in this culture.
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA): CALCASA is a statewide coalition of rape crisis centers and prevention programs founded in 1980.
California Coalition on Sexual Offending: This Coalition's goal is to stop sexual abuse by supporting, educating and training to professionals and the community.
Child Sexual Abuse: An excellent overview of this crime, including easy to read and understand information on perpetrators and the techniques they use to lure children.
Children's Advocacy Center of Volusia & Flagler Counties: The Center provides education, safety, counseling and advocacy services to child victims of family violence, sexual abuse and assault.
Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services (CONNSACS): CONNSACS is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs, which work to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy. CONNSACS actively seeks and distributes funds to develop and support its member organizations; participates in collaborative efforts to promote social change with national, state and local organizations; provides a forum for the exchange of skills and information regarding the response to, and prevention of sexual assault; and serves as a mechanism for the development and maintenance of appropriate standards of services for rape crisis centers.
CONTACT Lifeline Delaware: CONTACT Lifeline Delaware provides telephone counselling, crisis intervention, information and referral, education and prevention services for persons in crisis and for persons in need of listening services, including a state-wide rape crisis hotline and survivor support program.
Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response: SAPRO is the organization responsible for all Department of Defense (DoD) sexual assault policy. The Department of Defense does not tolerate sexual assault. The Department has implemented a comprehensive policy to ensure the safety, dignity and well-being of all members of the Armed Forces. Our men and women serving throughout the world deserve nothing less, and their leaders — both military and civilian — are committed to maintaining a workplace environment that rejects sexual assault and reinforces a culture of prevention, response and accountability. This website provides guidance and other information for victims of sexual assault, unit commanders, first responders, and others who deal with this sensitive issue. This site addresses confidentiality, reporting procedures and other elements of DoD's sexual assault policy as well as training information, safety tips, resources and links to related websites.
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence (FCASV): The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to victims and survivors of sexual violence and the sexual assault crisis programs who serve them.. They provide information, education, support, technical assistance and advocacy.
Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA): GNESA is a non-profit coalition of sexual assault agencies and concerned individuals that share the common goal of ending sexual assault. coordinates and supports a multidisciplinary approach to public and professional education, advocacy, and service for sexual assault centers and service providers.
Hope for Healing.Org: A site for victims of rape, it includes a contact for an online support group and a large number of links relating to rape, rape survivors and their families.
Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (ICASDV): ICASDV networks with individuals, programs, organizations, advocates and agencies dedicated to ending sexual assault and domestic violence.
Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA): ICASA is a non-profit corporation of 33 community-based sexual assault crisis centers. Each center provides 24-hour crisis intervention services, counselling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others.
Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault: INCASA is a coalition of organizations and individuals who provide advocacy, training, education to organizations and support services to victims. Their site supplies many links to pages dealing with these and other issues.
Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (IowaCASA): IowaCASA unites Iowa's sexual assault crisis centers. It provides: training; public policy activities; assistance to communities of color; resources; referrals.
Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline provides free, confidential. 24-hour support, information and referral.
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV): KCSDV is a network of programs reaching across the state, helping to unify assistance on a state level and to end battering and sexual assault wherever it occurs.
(Kansas) Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault: MOCSA offers support and advocacy services for victims of sexual assault and abuse in the Metropolitan region of Kansas. They also provide public education and advocacy services.
Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs (KASAP): KASAP is the statewide coalition of the 13 rape crisis centers. The mission of KASAP is to speak with a unified voice against sexual victimization. In support of this mission KASAP provides technical assistance, facilitates collaboration, promotes public awareness, and develops, promotes, and monitors public policy.
Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LAFASA): This is a private nonprofit organization of the state's sexual assault crisis centers, as well as other agencies and individuals concerned about sexual violence. LAFASA works toward the elimination of sexual violence, through program support, education, and social change. Their site includes state resources, events, and links to related materials and organizations.
Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MECASA): Basic web site.
Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (Jane Doe, Inc.): The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence brings together organizations and people committed to ending domestic violence and sexual assault. They advocate for responsive public policy, promotes collaboration, raises public awareness, and supports our member organizations to provide comprehensive prevention and intervention services.
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV): MCADSV
is a statewide membership organization whose members represent a network of over 70 domestic and sexual violence programs and over 200 allied organizations and individuals.
Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA): MNCASA is a coalition of sexual assault programs committed to ending sexual violence. The coalition provides technical assistance and support to member programs throughout the state of Minnesota. This includes ongoing training and education, development and distribution of educational materials, communities of color outreach, public policy initiatives, resources and referrals.
Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MSCASA): MSCASA represents the nine rape crisis centers in the state of Mississippi. They are dedicated to support local programs and educate service providers to become better advocates for victims of rape and sexual assault.
Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV): MCADSV is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations working together to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, public education, public policy, and program development. Their mission is to support and facilitate networking among our member organizations while advocating for social change in Montana.
MyDuty.mil: Preventing and reporting information for victims of sexual assault in the military, or those who know of service people who have been victimized.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence:T he National Center trains and collaborates with law enforcement, legal system agencies, advocacy organizations, social service agencies, the military and other community entities nationwide to strengthen their response to domestic and sexual violence.
National Clearinghouse on Marital and Date Rape: The CNMDR works through research, education, information, advocacy and counselling to o bring about social, legal, political, psychological, economic, and religious change in order to make intimate relationships truly egalitarian.
National Sex Offender Registry: Using this web site, interested members of the public have access to and may search participating state Web site public information regarding the presence or location of offenders, who, in most cases, have been convicted of sexually-violent offences against adults and children and certain sexual contact and other crimes against victims who are minors. The public can use this Web site to educate themselves about the possible presence of such offenders in their local communities.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center: NSVRC serves as a clearinghouse for information resources and research on this topic. It hopes to influence policy, practice and research by providing greater interaction, investigation and review, and by promoting awareness within the anti-sexual violence movement.
Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition (NDVSAC): NDVSAC is a statewide membership network of domestic violence/sexual assault programs, individuals and related organizations working to end violence in Nebraska. Their primary mission is to ensure adequate emergency services are available to the growing number of individuals reaching out to one of the state's 22 local domestic violence/sexual assault programs for information, shelter, support, and assistance. Their broader mission is to increase public awareness and understanding about these crimes by serving as a statewide resource and training center.
Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence (NECASA): NECASA is committed to achieve statewide, comprehensive and uniform sexual assault services. Services include education, training and advocacy.
New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (NHCADSV): The Coalition supports its network by providing community education, coordination, training, resource sharing, and advocacy for public policy changes that affect victims of domestic and sexual violence.
New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA): NJCASA is the collective voice for rape crisis centers in all 21 counties throughout the state of New Jersey, each of which operates as an individual unit.
New Mexico Clearinghouse on Sexual Abuse and Assault Services: The NMCSAAS Clearinghouse maintains an in-house library system that includes books, journals, videos, cassettes, CD-ROM and other reference materials on sexual abuse and sexual assault . A project of New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc., it also offers access to a host of direct services.
New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA): Providing information, advocacy, state networking and public education.
North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services / Coalition Against Sexual Assault in North Dakota (NDCAWS / CASAND): The mission of the NDCAWS/CASAND is to pursue and expose the causes of domestic violence and sexual violence, provide direct and immediate services to those who are victimized, and support those who provide such services.
Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (OCADVSA): Providing information, advocacy, state networking and public education.
Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV): OCADSV is made up of programs across the state serving victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Their mission is to raise awareness about or regarding violence against all women and children and to work towards non-violence through leadership in advocacy, public policy, resource development, and social change.
Pandora's Aquarium: Pandora's Aquarium is an online support group, message board, & chat room for rape, sexual abuse, & sexual assault survivors We welcome all survivors of sexual violence. If you've been a victim of stranger rape, acquaintance or date rape, molestation, incest, childhood sexual abuse, partner or marital rape, gang rape, or any other type of sexual assault, you are welcome to join the survivor message board, chat room, and online support group for help as you heal, recover, and reclaim your life.
Parents for Megan's Law: Parents For Megan's Law is a not-for-profit community and victim's rights organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse through the provision of education, advocacy, counseling, victim services, policy and legislative support services. They are a New York State Certified Rape Crisis Center and provide a 24 Hour Local Hotline. PFML has recently expanded its mission to include the new Crime Victims Center, a program designed to link all victims of violent crime with crime victim compensation and multi-agency referrals for support and assistance.
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR): PCAR is an organization working at the state and national levels to prevent sexual violence. It uses its voice to challenge public attitudes, raise public awareness, and effect critical changes in public policy, protocols, and responses to sexual violence.
Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life: This special collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse, specifically domestic and sexual violence. In doing so, it draws from the work of the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) and other organizations. The materials included in this special collection have been organized by their relevance to key stakeholders. Although particular effort was made to include materials related to addressing elder abuse in diverse groups of older people, very few materials in this special collection focus on elder abuse or DV/SV among older people from culturally diverse backgrounds. This limitation is due to significant gaps in current literature. This special collection was developed by the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) in collaboration with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and in close consultation with the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL).
Promote Truth: The mission of Promote Truth is to provide support and information about sexual violence issues for teens and their communities. The project developed from a desire to help teens become informed about sexual violence. The website is designed to help viewers become empowered and more aware; it provides up-to-date and accurate information about sexual violence issues to teens. Teens can view information on-line or leave an anonymous message.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN): The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. In cooperation with more than 600 rape crisis centers around the country, RAINN operates a free, 24-hour hotline for survivors of sexual assault. Since its founding in July, 1994, the RAINN hotline (1-800-656-HOPE) has already helped more than 108,000 survivors.
Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder: Hosted by the Chapel Hill North Carolina Library system, this linked site leads to a wealth of information for victims and survivors.
Resources Addressing the Perpetration of Sexual Violence: Even though there is no single way to completely eliminate the risk of sexual re-offense, a comprehensive and collaborative approach to sex offender management can go a long way to manage offenders' behaviors and ensure their safe integration within communities. This special collection provides resources that address the topics of sex offender risk, assessment, management, treatment, and supervision. In addition, there is a special focus on the policies that have been created in the past decade to help keep our communities safer.
SAFER (Students Active For Ending Rape): SAFER provides community organizing training and ongoing support for college and university students working to improve their schools' sexual assault prevention and response activities. By offering students leadership training; resources; and education in how sexual violence intersects with race, class, culture, and gender, SAFER empowers student activists to mobilize their communities and push school administrations to take action. They also maintain a separate blog
SANE / SART Sexual Assault Resource Service: The home page of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner and Sexual Assault Response Team programs, funded by the US DOJ Office for Victims of Crime. This site supplies background and training information on these programs for nursing professionals involved in providing evaluations of sexually abused victims.
SART Toolkit: Resources for Sexual Assault Response Teams: Sexual violence affects many aspects of a victim's life—including safety and health, family and work situations, and finances—and often leads to perplexing legal questions. To receive basic assistance, victims often must navigate a complicated maze of governmental and community agencies. SARTs, or sexual assault response teams, help victims through the maze. The SART Toolkit is a resource both for communities considering a SART response and communities that already have a coordinated response but want to make it better.
Sexual Assault in the Military: C-SPAN video library of the hearings on sexual assault in the military.
South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVSA): SCCADVASA is a state wide membership coalition formed in 1981 consisting of all Domestic Violence Shelters & Rape Crisis Centers in South Carolina to represent the critical needs of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SDCADVCA): The South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault comprises people dealing with concerns of battered women and their children. They represent both rural and urban areas and their programs support and involve battered women of all racial, ethnic, religious and economic groups, ages and lifestyles.
Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault: This curriculum was developed by PCAR with the intention of educating community based sexual assault service providers on how they can establish a collaborative, working relationship with military installations at the local level.
Template Materials for Anonymous Reporting - End Violence Against Women International: A set of templates to help communities implement a multidisciplinary protocol for victims to anonymously report their sexual assault to law enforcement. These documents are posted in Word format, so they can be easily modified for use in communities across the country. Questions are highlighted in yellow that will need to be addressed to adapt the materials. You will also need to revise the wording to reflect the unique structure of your multidisciplinary community protocol. In other words, these materials represent only the “starting point.” They can be tailored based on the specific agencies, laws, resources, and other unique factors in your community environment.
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (TCADSV): TCADSV is a nonprofit organization composed of diverse community leaders and program members who share a common vision of ending violence through public policy, advocacy, education, and activities which increase the capacity of programs and communities to address violence.
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault: A state-wide organization, their site includes discussion forums, education information, an online resource library, links to sites of interest and more.
The Lamplighters: A movement for incest recovery and child sexual abuse recovery
Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault (UCASA): UCASA advocates for programs that support people affected by sexual violence. They seek to challenge the origin, representation, and practice of sexual violence.
Vermont Network Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (VNADVSA): VNADVSA is a committed to eradicating domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, empowerment and social change.
Victim Rights Law Center: The Center supplies a number of services: free legal assistance to victims of rape and sexual assault, systemic advocacy for victims, legal training for law students and lawyers, and community education.
Violence in the Lives of Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A special collection at VAWNet, this material offers information regarding the experiences and needs of individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing and victims/survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. The purpose of this collection is to: 1) increase knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture, 2) provide resources to assist helping professionals in direct service work with Deaf individuals, and 3) highlight best practices.
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP): The mission of the WCSAP is to unite agencies engaged in the elimination of sexual violence through education, advocacy, victim services and social change. Their site includes information on services and resources for victims, advocacy and education, prevention and much more.
West Virginian Foundation for Rape Information Services (WVFRIS): WVFRIS is a network of 9 sexual assault service providers throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition to coordinating the funding and statewide awareness campaigns for the 9 rape crisis centers, WV FRIS also facilitates a variety of projects.
Whitedoves Nest: This website shows the effects of sexual abuse, provide information on recovery, and is designed to be a place where survivors can share their stories and artistic talents. This site provides stories, articles, inspiration and help to those affected by sexual abuse, rape and molestation.
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA): WCASA supports a statewide network of concerned individuals and organizations, and currently has over 170 individual, affiliate and sexual assault service provider members.
Women's Justice Center: This organization provides advocacy for victims of rape, domestic violence, and child abuse, particularly in the Latina and other under served communities of Sonoma County; other services include training and community education. .
Male Rape (USA) : The National Center for Victims of Crime bulletin on this topic, including references and support organizations.
Male Sexual Assault (USA) : This website supplies information and support resources for men who have been sexually assaulted.
Male Survivor (USA): Male Survivor is an organization which works through research, education, advocacy, and activism for the prevention, treatment and elimination of all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men. On their site you'll find background and education information, links to sites of interest, online support and much more.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (UK) : Many resources and support features for those who were sexually abused as children
Sexual Abuse of Males: Dr. Jim Hopper's extensive site, it includes clinical analysis, a review of studies, short and long term psychological effects, a list of recommended books and authors, as well as links to support sites and prevention organizations.
Survivors UK: This organization provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Victorian CASA Forum (Australia): The Victorian CASA Forum Inc is the peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault, and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours). Together we work to ensure that women, children and men who are victim/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs.