Protect Out Defenders
Grassroots Organizing, Amplify Survivor's Voices Through Storytelling, Advocacy, Survivor Support Services Network, Lawsuits, MST Forums.
National Veterans Legal Services Program
A not for profit organization dedicated to ensuring that the government delivers to our nation’s veterans the benefits to which they are entitled because of disabilities resulting from their service. NVLSP provides free legal representation to veterans whose disability claims for PTSD resulting from military sexual trauma (MST) have been denied by the VA.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
The country's first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Service Women's Action Network (SWAN)
Advocacy, Legislation and Healing programs for Veterans with focus on MST
AAUW Legal Fund
Community and campus outreach programs, a resource library and online advocacy tools, a Legal Referral Network, and various research reports for combating sex discrimination in higher education and the workplace.
A civil rights law firm located in Washington, D.C. Attorney Susan Burke and her colleagues are dedicated to ensuring that victims of rape and sexual assault obtain justice. Beginning in February of 2011, Burke began filing a series of lawsuits seeking justice for those who were raped or sexually assaulted during their military service, and endured retaliation and harassment. For information on assisting or participating in the lawsuits, please contact Miranda Petersen (lead paralegal) at 202-386-9631.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV) designs, provides, and customizes training and consultation, influences policy, promotes collaboration and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.
NCDSV trains and consults with the Department of Defense, the Military Services and the U.S. Coast Guard. NCDSV also advocates with those same entities as well as with Congress for improved prevention and intervention policies for domestic and sexual violence by co-chairing the Military Committee of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.
Peace Over Violence
Rape and battering hotlines providing information, support, referrals, accompaniments, advocacy, counseling, and self-defense. This hotline is available 24/7: 626-793-3385 or 310-392-8381 or 213-626-3393
UltraViolet is a community of women and men, fighting to expand women's rights and combat sexism everywhere - from politics and government to media and pop culture.
Futures Without Violence
Futures Without Violence works to prevent and end violence against women and children around the world. From domestic and dating violence, to child abuse and sexual assault, Futures Without Violence works to advance the health, stability, education, and security of women and girls, men and boys worldwide.
WMC Women Under Siege
WMC Women Under Siege documents how rape and other forms of sexualized violence are used as strategic tools in genocide and conflict from the 20th century onward. In the belief that understanding what happened previously might have helped us prevent or prepare for the mass sexual assaults of other conflicts, from Bosnia to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the project is exploring this linkage to heighten public consciousness of causes and preventions.
Equality Now works for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women and girls around the world. Working with grassroots women’s and human rights organizations and individual activists since 1992, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support efforts to stop these abuses.
The Reproductive Rights program of the New York Civil Liberties Union (RRP) is the only New York State-based legal organization that focuses on reproductive rights. RRP defines reproductive rights broadly to include not only abortion rights and access, but also birth control, reproductive and sexual health, equal treatment of pregnant and parenting women in employment and education, comprehensive and medically accurate sex and HIV/AIDS education, and patient privacy.