The past year has seen great strides made in awareness of sexual assault. From #MeToo to the Olympics, we’ve seen courageous people speak out against violence and exploitation. We will not stop until all are safe. Let’s keep this forward momentum.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Many across the nation will be wearing teal bracelets, hanging teal ribbons, and showing their support through social media and local events.
What are the facts of sexual violence?
This infographic comes from NSVRC, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.
What can you do?
Laws are necessary to bring justice, but true societal change is unlikely to ever come through government. Rather, it will come through people just like you and me who choose to see value in others and speak up for what is right. Refuse to be quiet and allow cultural norms to go unchanged.
BE A VOICE.
CHALLENGE VICTIM BLAMING.