NRCDV SAAM Press Release from NRCDV, 04/01/2015

Monday, April 04, 2016

img-icon-newsThe National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) is honored to observe April as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Sexual violence occurs any time a person is forced, coerced, and/or manipulated into any unwanted, nonconsensual sexual activity. The range of sexual violence includes rape, incest, child sexual assault, ritual abuse, date and acquaintance rape, statutory rape, marital or partner rape, sexual exploitation, unwanted sexual contact, sexual harassment, exposure, human trafficking and voyeurism. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that one in four women and one in ten men experience an unwanted sexual experience in their lives.

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