More than 3 million women experienced rape as their first sexual encounter, according to a new study, which surveyed women ages 18 to 44 in the U.S.
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Protective orders, also called restraining orders, protection orders, or injunctions depending on the state, an invaluable tool that survivors can utilize to obtain safety.
"The more clearly we see the past, the more clearly we’ll see the present — and be equipped to improve it." - Zinn Education Project
The Domestic Violence Awareness Project has released the 2019 DVAM Readiness Checklist to help you to build collaborations and inspire action for social change in your community as you work to honor victims and support survivors throughout October and beyond.
“This memorial is a community response to sexual violence, rape culture and injustice. It will be a place for truth-telling, a place that validates our experiences, our suffering and our courage,” survivor and activist Sarah Super said.
The law penalizes sexist or sexual words or behavior that are hostile, degrade, humiliate or intimidate.