Illustration from National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s Medium
This two-part series is our way of showing solidarity with victims and survivors who are ready to tell their stories on social media. It is to celebrate and support the courage of sexual assault survivors. We believe preparation and risk assessment is key, more so in an environment that resorts to victim blaming or disbelieving of victims’ stories.
This series of guides is jointly prepared by KRYSS Network and SpeakUp Malaysia to provide support and solidarity for victims and survivors who are ready to speak up.
Check out the guide here:
#SupportSurvivors Series Part 1: Telling Your Story of Sexual Violence and Harassment Over Social Media
Speaking up about your truth about sexual violence and sexual harassment is an uphill task and a traumatizing experience. We have seen what the #MeToo movement has done in raising further awareness on how women are affected by sexual violence and harassment. The movement has certainly encouraged women to speak out on what they have…
If you are thinking about speaking up on social media, one of the things you are probably thinking about is whether you should name and tag the perpetrator. Here are some things to consider before doing so: