Noncriminal Legal Interventions and Alternative Service Responses to Sexual Violence

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Duration
75 Minutes

Date
April 19, 2022

Kimberly Dudik
Kimberly Dudik, JD, MPH
Chief Executive Officer
Public Policy Institute of the Rockies

The presenters will discuss a new approach to help combat human trafficking and sexual violence – the use of non-criminal state law interventions and their possible impact on human trafficking, the reporting of sexual crimes, and the safety of sex work. We will discuss the approach Montana has taken towards creating an alternative service response to sexual crimes, including legal changes to allow individuals engaging in sex work to report crimes, such as sexual assault or human trafficking, and access services without fear of prosecution. How this approach benefits sexual violence survivors and all stakeholders, including law enforcement and service providers, will be discussed. This presentation will also discuss the importance of recognizing and addressing sexual violence amongst rural Indigenous populations, exploring intersections with the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons epidemic, as well as the disproportionate impact on trans-individuals.

Objectives

As a result of this webinar, participants will be better able to:

  • Recognize the disproportionate impact of sexual violence on marginalized communities.
  • Describe how non-criminal interventions can reduce barriers to reporting.
  • Implement more effective and intersectional non-criminal interventions dealing with sexual violence.
  • Identify the specific impacts that various marginalized communities face in terms of sexual violence.

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