The Power of Believing The Stories of Survivors

During our research work, we traveled across the province of Saskatchewan and listened to many survivors’ share the reality of their experiences with sexual violence. One of the recurring themes in our conversations was that many survivors never told anyone about their experience for fear of not being believed. They shared with us that it[…]

Why Survivors’ Stories Aren’t Getting The Attention They Deserve

We’ve heard this story over and over again. A survivor speaks out about their experience with sexual assault or abuse and isn’t believed.  They aren’t believed by their family or friends.They aren’t believed by the community they live in.They aren’t believed by law enforcement.They aren’t believed by medical professionals.  There is a long line of[…]