Stories about the alleged abusive behavior of Harvey Weinstein have dominated the news lately, as more and more women come forward to share their experiences. In this book list you will find non-fiction resources related to sexual harassment and sexual assault including: books for parents, teens, and children, books for survivors, for educators, books for family, friends, or anyone interested in learning how to be a good ally. Some of these books feature discussion and analysis aimed at identifying the individual and/or systemic causes of sexual harassment or assault, while memoirs and other survivor accounts shed light on the effects of such abuse.
If you have experienced sexual assault, help and support are available by following the links below or by calling the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-565-HOPE(4673).
RAINN - the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.
First Step - Wayne County, MI non-profit organization providing comprehensive services for victims of domestic and sexual violence.
HAVEN - Oakland County, MI program that provides shelter, counseling, and advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Teen Dating Violence - information from the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - resources on domestic and sexual violence.
On Education: bodily integrity, healthy relationships, sexual harassment, consent
Provides children with confidence about accepting and rejecting physical contact from others, helping to give children a voice in uncomfortable situations.