While sex trafficking tends to get more attention, and our focus at WC SAFE is sexual assault, labor trafficking does often involve sexual assault as a means of control.
Serving Muslim Women who Experience(d) Sexual Assault
Throughout America, many Muslim communities persist in stigmatizing all discussion of sex-related subjects. Even though sexual assault and abuse are widespread, conversations about it are rare – and the pressure for victims and their families to “keep it a secret” helps perpetuate abuse.
During these chaotic times, taking extra steps to prioritize yourself plays a large part in your coping and healing process.
Protecting our Vulnerable Communities
As many of us sit comfortably at home wishing we could be out and about, there are also those who are terrified to be home. It is unsafe and they may have nowhere else to go.
By Ashley Eovaldi Sexual assault is something that is sadly very prevalent in our society today. As a student at Wayne State University I have met all different types of people each having their own unique story and experiences. Unfortunately, many of the people who I have met in my life are survivors of sexual assault. Although this is a …
Teaching Men That Their Voices Are Important Too
Teaching Men That Their Voices Are Important Too By: Michael Nesbitt It’s unfortunate to know that the women in my life, and many other women around the world, live in a society where they have to constantly worry about what they are wearing, what they are doing, who they spend time with, how late they stay out, how much …