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Victim and Survivor Resources: Awareness & Assistance

This guide is an evolving resource for anyone seeking help or information and is an extension of the physical displays that are periodically showcased in the library.

Awareness and Assistance

Cybercrime:  criminal activity (such as fraud, theft, or distribution of child pornography) committed using a computer especially to illegally access, transmit, or manipulate data

“Cybercrime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.


Domestic Violence (Intimate Partner Violence)violent or abusive behavior directed by one family or household member against another

“domestic violence,” Dictionary, 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,” Dictionary, 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,” Dictionary, Accessed 7/21/2020.

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