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Towards Thriving – 6/13/19

June 13, 2019 On July 1, 2019, a change in Idaho Code Section 67-2919 will go into effect that will impact survivor options regarding processing of the evidence collected during a sexual assault forensic examination. Under the revised law, all kits – except those collected anonymously or where the allegation is determined to be unfounded Read More
June 13th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 5/17/19

May 17, 2019 The Ms. Foundation for Women honored the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence youth activists along with dream Hampton and Sana Amanat at the 31st annual Gloria Awards: A Salute to Women of Vision, last Wednesday, May 8th, in New York City. The Gloria Awards, named for Gloria Steinem, one of Read More
May 16th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 5/1/19

May 1, 2019 It was busy (and long!) legislative session this year. Below are summaries of several bills that we think would be of interest to programs. House Bill 98, Marriage Age: Currently, Idaho law provides no minimum age limit for marriage and provides a loophole to the crime of statutory rape. The Idaho Coalition Read More
April 30th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 4/16/19

April 16, 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness Month provides multiple pathways for raising awareness on our culture and social norms that create the conditions for sexual assault – from addressing the objectification of girls and women’s bodies through Denim Day on Wednesday, April 24th to What Were You Wearing displays aimed at addressing misconceptions and stigma Read More
April 18th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 4/3/19

April 3, 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a great time to remind you that the Idaho Coalition provides civil legal assistance for survivors of sexual violence aged 11-24. Civil legal assistance needed by survivors can take many forms, and may include help: Navigating educational or administrative processes. This type of assistance is often necessary Read More
April 16th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 3/19/19

March 19, 2019 Rape was and is a cultural and political act: it attempts to remove a person with agency, autonomy, and belonging from their community, to secrete them and separate them, to depoliticize their body by rendering it detachable, violable, nothing. Roxane Gay, Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture April is Sexual Assault Read More
March 19th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 3/5/19

March 5, 2019 Welcome to March! Here’s to sunny spring days. As you may know, last week OWN and HBO debuted a documentary called Leaving Neverland, which focuses on two men’s allegations of child sexual assault by Michael Jackson. As local programs may experience an increase in services or phone calls in the coming days Read More
March 5th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 2/18/19

February 18, 2019 Over a month into the new year, the Idaho Coalition staff continue to embrace and lift up the practice of gratitude for all who support and help lead the work to end gender violence and who share our vision of a world where everyone is valued, everyone is safe, and everyone can Read More
February 18th, 2019

Towards Thriving – 12/13/18

December 13, 2018 For many people, the holiday season can bring joy and opportunity for family to gather around, partake in festivities, share traditions and embrace the love from everyone who has gathered. In my culture, the holidays are magical. My family, tightly but comfortably, surrounds themselves around my grandmother’s small kitchen table that beams Read More
December 13th, 2018

Towards Thriving – 11/29/18

November 29, 2018 The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence announces the launch of the Latinx Thriving Families Campaign to increase access and to improve systems and their responses to Latinx survivors and their children. This Latinx-specific campaign is crucial to ensuring that anyone who experience domestic or sexual violence, regardless of their social Read More
December 3rd, 2018