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Jada Pinkett Smith Takes a Stand Against Sexual Assault

Ready to fight the sexual assault epidemic, Jada Pinkett Smith announced that she is taking a stand. The 42-year-old actress is raising awareness for the viral #JusticeforJada campaign by using her niece’s tragic experience as an example. Jada...Show More Summary

Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals That Her Niece Was Given Date-Rape Drug Amid #JusticeForJada Controversy

What?!? Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Out About Sexual Assault Via UsMagazine Jada Pinkett Smith is taking a stand. The actress, 42, is raising awareness about sexual assault after both the very public #JusticeforJada campaign and her own niece’s harrowing

Tae Kwon Do Is Great, But Not the Solution to Campus Rape

The issue of sexual assault on college campuses came up on Sunday night's Miss USA pageant. When Nia Sanchez, who ultimately won the contest, was asked about the problem in the interview portion of the program, she said, "More awareness...Show More Summary

Ad Agency Creates Jewelry Meant to Combat Sexual Assault

3 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

When JWT Singapore was tapped by the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) to create an educational campaign about date rape, the agency decided to go in a different direction. The result was Guardian Angel, a personal safety accessory line that looks like jewelry but is also designed to get women out of dangerous situations. Show More Summary

Increased Health Risks for Latina Women Don't Stop at the Border

This week, health advocates and activists working to end sexual violence join in solidarity to raise awareness about the serious impact of sexual assault on women's health, as part of National Women's Health Week. In reflecting on this...Show More Summary

'DePaul Exposed' Is Doing More Harm Than Good

As you might be aware, an anonymous group at DePaul University is claiming that the university and athletic departments are covering up an epidemic of sexual assault. The group has dropped banners, disrupted a yearly discussion group...Show More Summary

State of Massachusetts Declares Sexual Assault 'Always Avoidable'

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

A Massachusetts state official has apologized for sending out a tweet last night in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month that declared sexual assault "always avoidable," like we live in a world where we are video game avatars spending our days just dodging the rapes that happen to fly our way. Read more...

Massachusetts Ignites Twitter Controversy After Sexual Assault Tweet

Massachusetts' government Twitter account, @MassGov, ended sexual assault awareness month in one of the worst ways possible. The account drew criticism from followers after it tweeted a message on Wednesday night that called sexual assault...Show More Summary

Consent Condoms Encourage Consent Awareness

Wed April 30, 2014 Consent Condoms Encourage Consent Awareness By Maggie Freleng Today is the last day of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t ALWAYS be aware. Feminist organization FORCE: Upsetting Rape...Show More Summary

Hollywood’s Leading Men Raise Awareness for Sexual Assault

Hollywood’s famous faces are joining forces with President Obama to end sexual assault. On Tuesday, a new PSA about sexual assault at college universities, the second from the Obama administration’s Read More The post Hollywood’s Leading Men Raise Awareness for Sexual Assault appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Recognizing National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness month, and we'd like to pay tribute to survivors of sexual assault by recognizing progress that's being made in the movement to make sexual assault a thing of the past. Sexual assault is still a serious problem that must be addressed. Show More Summary

Rape Suspect Allowed to Choose Punishment at Central College

Colleges are bastions of liberal and feminist ideologies, yet somehow, sexual assault continues to be a huge problem on campuses across America. Apparently, holding annual Sexual Assault Awareness Months don’t really help — especially...Show More Summary

The Feministing Five : Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas

To wrap up Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we spoke with Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas, founder of the Alipato Project, based in Oakland California. Bolstered by a small staff and volunteers, the Alipato Project seeks to offer an alternative form of justice for domestic violence survivors by connecting them with lawyers who help bring civil suits [...]

Feministing Follow Friday: SAAM, Vol. IV

Each Friday of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we’ve featured five BAMFs tweeting about their work against sexual violence. Check out our last five below the jump. No Red Tape Columbia (@NoRedTapeCU): Students fighting sexualShow More Summary

Columbia University's dining hall marked Sexual Assault Awareness Month by serving up a terrible idea.

4 months agoOdd : Happy Place

Assault your taste buds! (via) "Have you tried the Sexual Violence Cake?" Kind of hits the ear wrong, no? Which is why it's so baffling how a cake with the words "sexual violence" on it in fancy lettering surrounded by red roses wound up being served in Columbia University's dining hall. Show More Summary

Columbia Raised Sexual Violence Awareness in the Weirdest Way

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Columbia proves that it takes sexual assault seriously with this cake it is serving in a dining hall pic.twitter.com/hJccRvO3Q6 — Anna Bahr (@anna_bahr) April 23, 2014 Read more...

Exclusive: USA, Mariska Hargitay Team Up for an SVU Marathon with a Cause

USA Network, the longtime home to those addictive Law & Order: SVU marathons, is teaming up with series star Mariska Hargitay for a new marathon to raise awareness of and to help stop domestic violence and sexual assault, TVGuide.com...Show More Summary

What Being There for My Friend Who Was Raped Taught Me About Myself

Over the years, the acronym "SAAM" or Sexual Assault Awareness Month has become very important to me. So important that I plan each year around the month of April, and all of the events that it has in store for us. Whether as a participant...Show More Summary

Feministing Follow Friday

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and each week we’re highlighting five anti-violence advocates documenting their work on Twitter. Check out this week’s crew after the jump: FORCE (@UpsettingRape): FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture is a creative activist effort to upset the culture of rape and create a culture of consent. Show More Summary

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