Debra is a writer. She is also a survivor of sexual violence.

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9 Tips to Stay Safe on Campus

The first steps in staying safe are recognizing the risks and being proactive. As bystanders, students can learn ways of stepping in to prevent crimes like sexual assault from occurring.

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New Resource from DoD Safe Helpline

Safe Helpline has developed a new resource to support survivors of sexual assault in the Department of Defense community. Building Hope & Resiliency: Addressing the Effects of Sexual Assault is a self-guided, online, educational program.

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Act with RAINN

RAINN's Policy Action Center lets you connect directly with lawmakers. Send a tweet, write an email, and let legislators know what matters to you. #ActWithRAINN to help us protect survivors and prevent sexual violence.

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Justice Department Issues Standards for Handling Sexual Assault Kits

The Justice Department today released the first-ever National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits, which focus on creating a more victim-centered approach to the criminal justice process, such as improved training and developing better protocols for the processing of rape kits.

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Speak Out to Members of Congress About Sexual Violence

Later this month, your congressional representatives will return home for August recess. This is an opportunity for you to talk with your lawmakers about important topics like sexual violence.

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Male Sexual Assault: The Road to Recovery

Men and boys who have been sexually assaulted face the same mental and physical effects as other survivors. Recovery is a process that's important to all survivors, no matter their gender identity.

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What are the warning signs for child sexual abuse?

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Every 98 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted.

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