Experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence can have both short and long term impacts on the life of the survivor and those who care about them. It is the mission of the Advocacy Center to increase the safety and reduce the trauma for those who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, rape and child sexual abuse. Our trained advocates and volunteers work to provide high quality, trauma informed services guided by the needs of each person we serve. However, as expected by law, there are limits to our confidentiality that we philosophically share with those who seek services.
Rape, Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse - South Wales Victim Focus
It is also Human Rights Day. Violence against women is among the most wide-spread human rights violations globally. It is unacceptable that in the 21 st century, one in three women experiences violence at least once in her lifetime. While progress has been made, it is important to acknowledge that there are still far too many women and girls who experience violence. It is the most extreme manifestation of gender inequality. It is occurring every day, and it knows no geographic or socio-economic boundaries. In Indonesia, sexual and physical violence is a daily reality for many women.
The State Department is committed to assisting U. We help in two ways:. When a U. It can be more difficult because the victim may be in unfamiliar surroundings, and may not know the local language or customs. Consular officers, consular agents, and local employees at overseas posts know local government agencies and resources in the country where they work.
Support survivors and their clothing choices with one of your own. PAVE is the only national nonprofit that works both to shatter the silence and prevent sexual violence through education, social advocacy, and survivor support. PAVE creates campaigns that leverage social media and traditional media, uniting people together to effect real change in local communities.