Resources for Sexual Harassment

United States

9 to 5: National Association of Working Women

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Equal Rights Advocates

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)

National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division

National Center for Victims of Crime

National Women’s Law Center

U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau

Women Employed-IL

Women’s Law Project-PA

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence network. They created and operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE. This nationwide partnership provides victims of sexual violence with free, confidential services around the clock. They also expanded their services with the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline with the nation’s first secure web-based hotline that provides live and completely confidential help to victims through an interface as intuitive as instant messaging.

Intimate Partner Violence Guide

What To Do If You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted: A Step-By-Step Guide

Understanding the Me Too Movement: A Sexual Harassment Awareness Guide 

Guide to Defining Sexual Consent and Preventing Sexual Assault

State Sexual Harassment Hotlines visit Feminist Majority Foundation.

Canadian resources


Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre


Toronto Rape Crisis Centre

Barbra Schlifer Clinic (Sexual Assault legal help)

Ontario Ressources

Get help if you are experiencing violence

Talk4Healing (Indigenous Languages Support Line)

Quebec Ressources

Help and resources in the event of sexual assault


Centre pour les victimes d’agression sexuelle de Montréal (MSAC) / Montreal Sexual Assault Centre

Alberta Ressources – also lists other provinces #s

Sexual Abuse or Assault

British Columbia


Suicide – Canada wide

Crisis Services Canada

Kids Help Phone

Call 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or text CONNECT to 686868.

Available 24 hours a day to Canadians aged 5 to 29 who want confidential and anonymous care from professional counsellors

Crisis Text Line – available to anyone regardless, of age, can be good for referrals to local services

Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to text with a trained Crisis Responder. 

United Kingdom


Equality Advisory Support ServiceAdvice Line for issues relating to equality and human rights

The Fawcett Society – the UK’s leading charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights

NHS Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) – SARCs are single locations where any victim of rape or sexual assault can receive medical care, police intervention, and support services. Use this tool to find SARCs in your area

England and Wales

Citizens Advice Bureau England – what is sexual harassment and what you can do about it

Rape Crisis England and Walesnational charity and umbrella body for a network of independent member Rape Crisis Centres

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Victim Supportindependent charity helping people affected by crime or traumatic events, including rape and sexual assault

UK Government information on reporting rape or attempted sexual assault

Public Concern at Work (PWAC) – charity that supports workplace whistleblowing

Law Centres Network – Law Centres work in local communities to defend the legal rights of people who cannot afford a lawyer

Civil Legal Advice (England and Wales) – provides information about whether legal aid is available for your case

Rights of Women – organisation providing free confidential legal advice and information to women in England and Wales


Citizens Advice Scotland – how to take action on harassment

Equality and Human Rights Commission Scotland

Rape Crisis Scotland

Victim Support Scotland

Police Scotlandhelp for victims of sexual crime in Scotland

Victims’ Code for Scotland – rights for victims of crime in Scotland

Scottish Women’s Rights Centre – provides free and confidential legal information and advice

Engender – Scotland’s feminist organisation

Northern Ireland

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

Current equality legislation for Northern IrelandNOTE: Northern Ireland is not covered by the Equality Act 2010.

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Rape Crisis Help Ireland (includes Northern Ireland) – provides information on professional support and choices for victims

Citizen’s Advice – Rape and Sexual Assault advice for Northern Ireland

Sexual Abuse Counselling Northern Ireland

Women’s Aid Federation Northern Ireland24 hour domestic & sexual violence helpline, advice on legal rights


Abaad: ABAAD comprises of a dynamic pool of resources, human rights activists, lawyers, experts in their fields, social workers, and researchers that are all dedicated towards achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment.

KAFA Mapping Violence against Women in Lebanon.

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