If you're a regular Mary Sue reader, you know that we frequently critique the way violence against women is depicted in media. It's not that we think rape or assault are off limits in art, but that we want creators to be aware of the influence and context of their work and consider the ramifications of how they choose to depict certain subjects.
Survivors of assault and abuse are sharing their experiences on a powerful new Tumblr, Lasting Impact. (Story continues below.) Founder Alison, who asked that her last name remain private, created Lasting Impact to raise awareness about...Show More Summary
Already aware that many of the women and girls abducted by Boko Haram are sexually assaulted, forced to convert to Islam and then into marriage, now a recent report is claiming that some 214 out of the 234 women and girls that were recently rescued by Nigerian authorities are visibly pregnant, the International Business Times reports.
The focus of Sexual Assault Awareness Month differs each year, but the message remains the same: Sexual assault is preventable and impacts all of us. This year's campaign focuses on the prevention of sexual violence on college campuses...Show More Summary
WATCH LIVE: Vice President Biden Delivers Remarks at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “Violence against women is not a women’s issue alone. It’s a man’s issue as well… So to all of the guys out there—you have to step up. That’s...Show More Summary
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month.
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Red lips are now a symbol of solidarity between victims of sexual assault and their allies, and a bold statement against blaming rape victims for their lifestyle choices. April is 2015’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the #RedMyLips...Show More Summary
An event where male-identifying individuals strapped on high heels to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault, and gender-based violence was held on Monday at Arizona State University. Few would deny the event’s good intentions, but some are not too pleased by the ROTC’s alleged mandatory involvement.
If you live in the States and believe rape is a serious issue, you likely know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which has been around since the eighties – albeit ignored by most politicians, until filthy liberal Obama became the first president to treat rape as a serious issue. Show More Summary
Network for Good works with so many amazing nonprofits and we want to introduce you to them and the great work they are doing! Because May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I want you to meet one of my favorite customers who is doing...Show More Summary
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Just in time for National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a new study sheds light on just how serious it can be among teen boys, finding that one in three who experience sexual assault have a go at suicide. “The stigma is often not addressed, it’s a silent issue in society,” said Dr. Laura...
It has been an interesting time for my alma mater, the University of Virginia, which has found itself at the center of two vibrant national conversations in the past five months alone. The first was triggered after Rolling Stone ranShow More Summary
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and we've already seen a flurry of activity, from turning Niagara Falls teal to a laundry list of ways to engage on domestic advocacy. Since the 1980s, activists have used April as a month to bring attention to sexual assault. Show More Summary
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a call to action. It is a time when we ambitiously stand up and say, "I want to help end sexual violence." With a problem of this magnitude, where does one person start? This year's campaign focusesShow More Summary
In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness month, students at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte put together an anti-assault video for an NCAA-backed competition in honor of the "It's On Us" campaign. “In our family, we take care of each other," the video said. Show More Summary
Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with the launch of a new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) website, April 1.