V-Day: V-Day is a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls. Formed by Eve Ensler (author of The Vagina Monologues), V-Day promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. http://www.vday.org/home
National Sexual Violence Resource Center: NSVRC serves as the nation’s principal information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. http://www.nsvrc.org/
Darkness to Light: This organization has as its stated mission “to empower people to prevent child sexual abuse.” Its programs “educat[e] adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse.” http://www.darknesstolight.org/
I'm a mother, a lawyer, a feminist, a writer, a potter, and an inveterate and unapologetic New Yorker. My book, Arms Akimbo: A Journey of Healing, tells of my journey of healing over a number of years, learning to live a full life after I was molested by my father at a very young age. I live in Maynard, MA, with my wife and and our two moose-cats, Samson and Hercules. My daughter used to live with me part-time, but she's all grown up now and in her junior year of college, which I can't quite fathom, since she was born about five minutes ago...