August 1, 2019

 

CHILD VICTIMS ACT - One Year Retroactive Revival Window Begins August 14, 2019

 

May 27, 2019

 
 
 

February 4, 2019

ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL releases report on the investigation of sexually abused patients of Dr. Archibald.

Many victims want to know: What information does Rockefeller University have regarding the victims files?

New York State Passes Child Victims Act

What Does this Mean for Survivors?

 

October 22, 2018

Child Victim’s Act

Survivors of child sexual abuse and sexual assault often do not recover memories of the abuse until well into adulthood. (See here). For numerous reasons, survivors are unable to speak about, report, or... 

 

June 7, 2018

Kat Thomas's Sexual Assault in the Military Article for Trial Magazine

June 2018 - American Association for Justice, TrialMagazine

Roadblocks to Justice

Survivors of military sexual assault along with advocates, plaintiff attorneys, and legislators continue to fight to remove barriers to justice.

 

April 14, 2018

NYPD Special Victims Division (SVD) Fails Victims of Sex Crimes

On March 27, 2018, the City of New York, Department of Investigation (DOI) Released a 163-page report, An Investigation of NYPD’s Special Victims Division—Adult Sex Crimes.  The DOI found,

"... compelling evidence that SVD faces significant systemic problems cause...

 

March 8, 2018

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!

To all of the amazing women in the world, you give me the courage and strength to carry on the fight against injustice and bringing an end to sexual violence. 

Thank you for standing up even when your knees shake, for speaking even when your words fumble, and going bold..

 

January 29, 2018

Nationwide Survey on the Difficulties Survivors Face When Trying to Report

It takes tremendous courage to report rape and sexual assault to the police. 

Unfortunately, many survivors who report to police are met with hostility, victim-blaming, gender bias, racial bias, perceived immigration status bias, disbelief in the truth of their report,...