Expanding Our Frame: Deepening Our Demands For Safety And Healing For Black Survivors Of Sexual Violence

February 2019

Resource from the National Black Women’s Justice Institute


“Expanding Our Frame, Deepening Our Demands calls for an expansion of messaging and responses to more explicitly center the experiences of Black women, girls, trans and gender nonconforming people. The brief highlights ways in which systems advanced as sources of “safety” from sexual violence—including law enforcement, educational settings, social services, and health care provider—often in fact serve as perpetrators of sexual violence against Black women and girls.”

Access the brief here