To Live Free from Fear: Confronting Violence Against Women as People of Faith

Join Justice Revival, a leading Christian voice for human rights, on October 27th at noon Eastern as we take on the most ubiquitous human rights crisis in the world: violence against women. You’ll hear from leading experts about a crisis of injustice that claims four lives each day but rarely makes headlines in this country. Experts include:

• Dr. Indira M. Henard, DSW MSW, Executive Director of the DC Rape Crisis Center
• Prof. Francisco Rivera Juaristi, Professor and Director, International Human Rights Clinic at Santa Clara Law
• Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune, Founder of the FaithTrust Institute

Learn how you can stand in solidarity with survivors by calling for laws and policies that respect their dignity and protect their lives. You can play a part in ending the violence and demanding accountability and change.

No Means No!

By Destiny Many people in the world have experienced sexual mistreatment, or assault, but most of these people are women of color and young girls. When these actions occur they… Continue reading No Means No!

Akilah: Sexual Assault of Minors in Chicago

The topic I will be discussing is sexual assault of minors in Chicago. Sexual assault is an act in which one intentionally sexually touches another person without that person’s consent… Continue reading Akilah: Sexual Assault of Minors in Chicago

Jayla, The Big Picture Sexual Assault

More than 11% of all students experience rape or sexual assault and “only 20% of female students who experience sexual assault report to the authorities because of the fear of… Continue reading Jayla, The Big Picture Sexual Assault

Mya: Sex Trafficking in Chicago

Each year in Chicago, 16,000 women fall prey to trafficking, with most of these women being underage, and Black. These women are taken advantage of and manipulated and many survivors… Continue reading Mya: Sex Trafficking in Chicago

How Texas’s S.B. 8 Restricts Sexual Abuse Survivor Advocacy

AUSTIN, TX - OCTOBER 02: Demonstrators rally against anti-abortion and voter suppression laws at the Texas State Capitol on October 2, 2021 in Austin, Texas. The Women's March and other groups organized marches across the country to protest the new abortion law in Texas. (Photo by Montinique Monroe/Getty Images)

4/4/2022 by MICHELLE SIMPSON TUEGEL We as attorneys have a right to do our jobs, which includes giving our clients candid, truthful advice, in their best interest, free of coercion. The most… Continue reading How Texas’s S.B. 8 Restricts Sexual Abuse Survivor Advocacy