The Sex Crimes Podcast resource page serves as a host to many great resources for victim outreach, abuse reporting, as well as many websites offering information to help you stay more informed while preventing future offenses.
Providing facts about sexual abuse is one of the ways to raise awareness about sexual abuse. Awareness of the facts is one of several preventive measures that can be taken to assist you in making better decisions to keep you and someone you know safe.
Sexual violence (SV) is a significant problem in the United States and refers to sexual activity when consent is not obtained or not given freely and while anyone can experience SV, most victims are female. The person responsible for the violence is typically male and usually someone known by the victim. The offender can be, but is not limited to, a friend, coworker, neighbor, or family member.
NCMEC serves as the nation’s resource leader on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The information and resources provided on their site are for law enforcement, parents, children, and victims.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and has helped more than 2.3 million people since 1994. The organization offers a 24-hour hotline and live chat connecting with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in their area.
The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women offers great information surrounding prevention, education, intervention, and perpetration.
The Office for the Victims of Crimes is part of the Office of Justice Programs. OVC has resources for victims of a wide array of crimes including many publications, resources, and forums pertaining to sexual abuse and violence.
The NHTRC is a national anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.
If you believe you have information about a potential trafficking situation, please call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) toll-free hotline at 1-888-373-7888.
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