Sexual Assault

The alleged rape of a Durham woman by members of the Duke Lacrosse team has garnered national attention and seemingly endless media coverage. What effect has the situation – and the proliferation of coverage – had on sexual assault survivors? Host Frank Stasio talks with women’s rights advocates about the legacy of sexual assault, confronting painful memories, speaking out and healing. Guests include: Donna Lisker, director of the Duke Women’s Center; Monika Johnson Hostler, executive director of the NC Coalition Against Sexual Assault; and Lori Robinson, author of “I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse” (Seal Press 2003). Listener Call-In. (59:00)

Listen Here

Comments are closed.