Sexual Assault

Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Is a Public Health Crisis

By NWHN Staff | Oct 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Is a Public Health Crisis

In the aftermath of the #MeToo movement, conversations about sexual harassment in the workplace must continue, as sexual harassment is a health issue. 

NWHN Calls for Kavanaugh to Withdraw Nomination

By Cindy Pearson | Sep 24, 2018 | Comments Off on NWHN Calls for Kavanaugh to Withdraw Nomination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Evita Almassi, [email protected] or (202) 682-2640

NWHN Statement on Christine Blasey Ford Speaking Out on Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations

By Cindy Pearson | Sep 17, 2018 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement on Christine Blasey Ford Speaking Out on Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, [email protected] or (202) 682-2640

Trumpcare and the Return of Rape and Domestic Violence as Pre-existing Conditions

By Sarah Christopherson | May 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Trumpcare and the Return of Rape and Domestic Violence as Pre-existing Conditions

Recent history demonstrates that even strong state protections may be insufficient in practice to help survivors of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence.

G Spots and Sore Spots

By NWHN Staff | Nov 1, 2014 | Comments Off on G Spots and Sore Spots

G spots You may have heard about the “friend-zone” (a platonic relationship where one person has unrequited feelings for the other), but here’s a new term: the “co-zone” — short for “condom-zone.”  MTV and Trojan Brand Condoms have partnered to…

Holding Campuses Accountable in Reporting Sexual Assault

By NWHN Staff | Jul 1, 2012 | Comments Off on Holding Campuses Accountable in Reporting Sexual Assault

As a rape survivor and as a student, I intimately know the struggle to sustain a sense of self while pushing for justice within the university judicial system. One of the most trying aspects for survivors, including myself, is the lack of fairness in university misconduct proceedings.