Why We Fight
When recovering from abuse, survivors need empathy and sensitivity. We’re here to provide that. Sexual abuse comes in many forms — and so does healing. No matter where you are in your healing journey, we’re here with compassion, sensitivity, and expert advice to bring you the peace and resolution you need.
At StrongerThan.org, we stand with sexual abuse survivors, whether that means connecting them with critical resources or helping them pursue justice. We bring down abusive and powerful people and institutions because we know there is strength in numbers. When we stand together, no one stands alone.
Compensation for Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Resources for Survivors of Abuse
Justice for Abuse Survivors
Who We Help
Breaking the silence is one of the first steps to building a brighter tomorrow. You’re stronger than everything that’s happened to you but you do not need to be strong alone. The dedicated StrongerThan.org Team has the extensive legal and judicial knowledge to empower survivors to turn trauma into triumph. Our advisors can guide you through the complex legal systems that make abusers answer for their actions.
Child Sex Abuse SurvivorsUnfortunately, childhood sexual abuse is not rare. According to RAINN, every nine minutes child protective services uncovers evidence of childhood sex abuse. One in 9 girls and 1 in 20 boys are sexually abused by the age of 18.
Reach Out To Break
If you experienced sexual abuse, you could be entitled to compensation from your abuser as well as any institution that enabled them. This critical financial support helps survivors access the resources they need to build back their lives — from covering mental healthcare to lost wages to housing and more.
National Sexual800-656-HOPE (4673)
National Domestic Violence Hotline800-799-SAFE (7233) or text “START” to 8878
National Human Trafficking Hotline888-373-7888 or text 233733 (BEFREE)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children800-THE-LOST (843-5678)
StrongHearts Native HelplineCall or text 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483)
1in6 for Male Survivors800-656-4673
A Nationwide Support Resource for Victims of Sexual Abuse
February 27, 2024
Types of Sexual Abuse
Sexual abuse (also called sexual assault or sexual violence) is unacceptable. The long-lasting effects of these heinous crimes can affect everyone differently. We’re here to raise awareness and give survivors a supportive place to turn. Read on to review the different types of sexual abuse and the impact it can have.
February 12, 2024
What Is Sexual Abuse?
Sexual abuse is a highly traumatic experience that can occur in various contexts, including within relationships, families, institutions, or by strangers. Talking about sexual abuse builds awareness and helps survivors know where — and how — to get the help they need.
September 29, 2023
Was I Sexually Abused?
Due to the complex nature of sexual abuse, it may take a long time before some survivors discover or learn that they were abused. If you are wondering whether a sexual encounter or behavior was sexual abuse, read on to learn more.