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Victim and Survivor Resources: Welcome

This guide includes links related to domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. It is a resource for anyone seeking help or information and is an extension of the physical displays that are periodically showcased in the library.
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Domestic Violence (Intimate Partner Violence)violent or abusive behavior directed by one family or household member against another

“domestic violence,” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/domestic%20violence. Accessed 7/8/2020.

 

Human Traffickingorganized criminal activity in which human beings are treated as possessions to be controlled and exploited (as by being forced into prostitution or involuntary labor)  

“human trafficking,” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/human%20trafficking. Accessed 7/21/2020.

 

Sexual Assault: illegal sexual contact that usually involves force upon a person without consent or is inflicted upon a person who is incapable of giving consent (as because of age or physical or mental incapacity) or who places the assailant (such as a doctor) in a position of trust or authority

“sexual assault,” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sexual%20assault. Accessed 7/21/2020.

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