Sexual Assault Awareness

How to Handle the Issue of Sexual Assault

April is sexual assault awareness month. Anyone, regardless of age, racial or cultural background, gender identity/ expression, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status are potential victims. Make no mistake, sexual violence happens when consent is not freely given. A Matter of Consent According to the CDC: More than 1 in 3 women and nearly 1 in 4 men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact at some point in their lives. Nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 38 men have experienced completed or attempted rape in their lifetimes. Why are the numbers so high? Because our society has...

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