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How 'Take Back the Night' Keeps Some Victims Silent

If you don't live on a college campus, you may not be aware that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. If you do live on one, you probably haven't gone a day without a reminder—in the form of a lecture, art exhibit, poetry slam, speakout, and, most prominently, a "Take Back the Night" march. It makes sense for colleges to pay special attention to the epidemic of sexual violence—the Department of Justice estimates that one in five women will be sexually assaulted during their college years.
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Overcoming shame by sharing your story

Issues & Causes / Feminism : Feministing (5 years ago)

Trigger warning As some of you may already know, April is Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month. As the month goes on, you'll probably be hearing a lot about sexual assault, both online and off. If you're on a college... Read Post

President Obama Officially Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Issues & Causes / Feminism : Feministe (6 years ago)

For quite a few years now, April has been known in activist circles as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  So, when people say that President Obama has declared April to be Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this is not quite accurate — h... Read Post

Pledge to Make Your Campus SAFER This Sexual Assault ACTIVISM Month

Issues & Causes / Feminism : Feministing (4 years ago)

For the past ten years, April has been known as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year, SAFER decided we wanted to take a slightly different approach. We’re recognizing this April as Sexual Assault ACTIVISM Month, and we’re askin... Read Post

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