"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you
cannot do."
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Fact Sheets

Tip sheets on prevention

Ten Ways Parents Can Prevent Sexual Violence

Ten Ways Men Can Prevent Sexual Violence

Ten Ways Community Members can Prevent Sexual Violence

Ten Ways People Who Work with Children can Prevent Sexual Violence

Fact sheets on sexual violence and criminal justice

Advocate Communication Not Always Confidential

Advocate Duty of Confidentiality

The Americans with Disabilities Act: A General Overview

Civil Damages for Sexual Violence

Civil Protective Orders: Harassment Restraining Orders and Orders for Protection

Common Reactions to Sexual Assalt

Community Notification

Consent, Force, and Coercion: How to know the difference

Consent in Criminal Sexual Conduct Cases

Criminal Sexual Conduct Statutes in Minnesota: A General Overview

Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

Emergency Contraception

Evidentiary Exam

Evidentiary Exam Payment Across States

Expert Testimony: Explaining the Minnesota Supreme Court's Decision in State v. Obeta

Full Faith and Credit for Protection Orders Across States

Guidelines for Recordkeeping (Advocates)

Gun Laws - New in 2014 (courtesy of MCBW)

How do I get a Copy of My Police Report? (Office of Justice Programs, Minnesota Department of Public Safety)

Mandated Reporting of Sexual and Physical Abuse or Neglect of a Child

Minor Consent for Medical and Mental Health Treatment

Non-Stranger Sexual Assault

Polygraph (Restrictions)

Predatory Offender Registration

Reporting Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults


School Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights)

Sex Offender Civil Commitment Fact Sheet (Office of the Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities)

Sex Trafficking (from Advocates for Human Rights)

Sexual Harassment

Statute of Limitations (Criminal)

Tips for Testifying

Victim Notification

"Did you know?" playing cards

Raise awareness of the facts surrounding sexual violence with these “playing cards.”

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