These are nationwide hotlines that provide free and confidential services.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network)
WomensLaw.org email hotline
Childhelp USA National
Child Abuse Hotline
The following links will take you to individuals and organizations in the Take Back The News community.
The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault - In our first of several collaborations, Take Back The News hosted a segment of the Alliance's annual speakout. If you are a New Yorker, be sure to check out the Not in Our City project.
Find legal information on sexual assault, domestic violence, and teen dating violence.
Art for Justice and Victims United, led by Leann Valente, uses art sales to raise money for anti-violence organizations, including Take Back The News.
Extent, Nature, and Consequences of Rape Victimization:
Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey - This report provides current useful data related to sexual violence.
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network - The nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. Under "counseling",
you can search for a rape
crisis center near you.
Lilith Magazine - indepedent, Jewish, and frankly feminist publication. Featuring Take Back The News in the Summer 2006 issue.
Silence Speaks - digital storytelling in support of healing and violence prevention. A simply amazing project.
The Rape Free Zone Coalition - works to prevent violence against women and to declare the University of Hawaii system a rape free zone. Also check out Girl Fest Hawaii and Girl Fest Bay Area.
One in Three Women - A global campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.
Positive Reporting Across Borders - includes a feature on sex workers’s rights in Kolkata’s Red Light Districts