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WCASA is Wisconsin's only state-wide coalition dedicated to ending sexual violence.

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        Our Mission

        The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault creates the social change necessary to end sexual violence. 

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        Class & Culture

        Just as someone’s racial/ethnic identity, sexual orientation, age, or ability can make them a target for sexual violence, and pose obstacles toward accessing services, so too can a person’s economic class or standing within a particular cultural group. These can include service in the military, experience in the prison system, or affiliation with a religious community.




        Economic Status Issues


        Military Sexual Assault


        Prison Populations 

        * Also see the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) page

        Just Detention – seeking to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.

        1 in 10 State Prisoners Sexually Abused According to DOJ Study (Just Detention press release; link to report at bottom).

        National Council on Crime & Delinquency (NCCD): Prison Bed Profiteers: How Corporations Are Reshaping Criminal Justice in the U.S. - a study on the movement to corporatize corrections in the United States; while the report does not specifically mention sexual assault, it does indicate these facilities “experience a higher proportion of inmate-on-inmate assaults” (pg 8); there are undoubtedly implications for inmates ability to feel safe from the threat of sexual violence in a corrections system that is becoming more privatized.