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The ‘hideous’ sexual assault problem at music festivals is causing major tensions in Europe

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Police handed out bracelets to attendees at Sweden's Bravalla Festival during the weekend. They were emblazoned with this reminder: "Don't Grope." The wristbands were part of a larger police campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault, particularly amid music festival season. Show More Summary

Being a Better Citizen Through Sexual Assault Awareness

A man, aware of rape myth thinking, is much more likely, when encountering a sexual assault victim, to believe them. The post Being a Better Citizen Through Sexual Assault Awareness appeared first on The Good Men Project.

‘Dear Brock Turner’ Photo Series Gives A Voice To Silenced Rape Victim

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A new photo series is reminding survivors of sexual assault that it is never their fault. The series titled "Dear Brock Turner" was created by photographer Yana Mazurkevich for the sexual assault awareness media platform Current Solutions. Show More Summary

At Stanford commencement, protests amid the revelry

In the wake of an uproar over sexual assault, students urge the elite California school to ride a momentum of awareness, change the culture.

Stanford Rape Victim Reveals Powerful Reason For Remaining Anonymous, Saying She Is 'Every Woman' — Read Her Statement Here

As we're sure you're aware, there has been A TON of controversy around the Stanford rape case involving Brock Turner who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman behind a dumpster last year and was ONLY sentenced to six months of prison. You can imagine this extremely light punishment had people up in arms and creating petitions to [...]

Cannes Film Festival: Closing Cannes with Farhadi, Verhoeven, and best-of-the-fest picks

Having concluded with two cheery films about the aftermath of sexual assault—so radically different that “cheery” is only sarcastic as applied to one of them—the Festival De Cannes now takes a breather while we await tomorrow’s awards...Show More Summary

AUC Students Launch #RapedByMorehouse To Bring Awareness to Sexual Assaults in the SpelHouse Community…

Atlanta’s historically Black collegiate community is in an uproar today after a ‘silent protest’ went viral. The hashtag #RapedByMorehouse and #RapedAtSpelman began trending yesterday on social media after several students from Spelman College banded together to launch a silent protest on campus. Show More Summary

'Prevention Is Possible': What Does It Really Mean?

While the theme of this year's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign - "prevention is possible" - may sound simple, we know it's anything but. We're incredibly pleased about the success of this year's theme in continuing to drive significant attention to this important public health issue. Show More Summary

Why America Needs a Truth Commission on Violence Against African-American Women

As we near the end of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, the importance of its message -- raising public awareness and improving prevention -- is underscored by the continuous stream of sexual assault cases in the news. From the...Show More Summary

Josh Hutcherson Participates on Panel to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness

Josh Hutcherson leaves his hotel in New York City on Sunday (April 24). The 23-year-old actor participated in as a panelist at a New York University discussion about sexual assault called “It’s on Us: Shifting the Culture Around Sexual Assault.” “It’s important to share those stories [about sexual assault] so people can connect with it,” [...]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The Day I Lost My Power

Post submitted by HRC Youth Ambassador Joey Kemmerling There are experiences in all of our lives that change us forever, experiences that make us doubt what we once believed and forever change how we see the world. For me, that experience began in late August of my senior year of college when I got a text from an old friend. Show More Summary

Woman Shares Story of Daughter's Sexual Assault as a Warning for All Moms (VIDEO)

Post by Kiarra Sylvester. Growing up, our parents constantly teach us the more obvious signs of stranger danger. Parents eventually get in the habit of making children aware of the dangers and comfortable enough to confide in them if something (heaven forbid) was to ever to happen. Show More Summary

DC Metro to Join Local Advocacy groups in Raising Awareness About Sexual Harassment Prevention

In support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and International Anti-Street Harassment Week, Metro Transit Police (MTPD) will join Collective Action for Safe Spaces (CASS) and Stop Street Harassment to raise awareness of sexual harassment prevention.

Question of the Day: How Can You Help Prevent Sexual Violence?

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and April 5th is SAAM Day of Action to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention. The post Question of the Day: How Can You Help Prevent Sexual Violence? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Joe Biden Taps 'Orange Is The New Black' Actor For Sexual Assault Campaign

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON --  Actor Matt McGorry will join Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday at a University of Pittsburgh event to promote It's On Us, the administration's public awareness campaign on campus sexual assault. "I am honored to be speaking...Show More Summary

7 Survivors Of Sexual Violence Share Their Stories For Those Who Aren’t Ready To

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, RAINN (the Rape, Abuse, And Incest National Network) has released its Survivor Series in which seven survivors of sexual violence tell their stories. The video series...Show More Summary

Newswire: Joe Biden and Lady Gaga team up for concert promoting awareness of sexual assault

Vice President Joe Biden and Lady Gaga will be hosting a rally and concert at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on April 7 to highlight the need to prevent sexual assault on college campuses, according to the White House. “Lady Gaga is brave and sincere,” Biden says in an interview with Billboard. Show More Summary

Joe Biden Recruits Lady Gaga to Help Spread His Message Against Sexual Assualt

Post by Kiarra Sylvester. Vice President Joe Biden has been the force behind It's On Us, a campaign dedicated to making everyone aware of sexual assault and the importance of consent, thus placing more accountability on everyone. The...Show More Summary

Lady Gaga, Joe Biden Take on Sex Assault

Lady Gaga and Joe Biden are bringing their act to Las Vegas for an event raising awareness about sexual assault. The pop star and the vice president will hold a rally at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas on April 7, the AP reports. The White House says they'll speak about...

USN SAAPM Theme: "Eliminate Sexual Assault"

Navy leaders announced March 30, the 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) theme of "Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know your part. Do your part.

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