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On September 25, 2013, the Baltimore City Sexual Assault Response Team released its Annual Report highlighting team progress and outlining recommendations for the future. The SART, which is led by the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office on Criminal Justice, includes members from TurnAround, Inc., Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore City Police Department, Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, […]
The conference will feature local and national speakers on various topics of interest, including Internalizing Oppression and Silence in Communities of Color, Elevating the Voices of Survivors of Trauma and Violence, The Neurobiology of Trauma, and Engaging Youth of Color in the Movement to End Violence Against Women. Registration for the conference is OPEN now closed.
A bill has been introduced in Congress to help rape survivors maintain full custody over their children. An estimated 5% of rape victims of reproductive age (age 12-45) become pregnant as a result of rape, with the majority of pregnancies in adolescents. The bill was introduced by the bi-partisan team of Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) […]