Help put an end to sexual assault crimes

GUEST OPINION

 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year’s campaign, “I ask for consent,” focuses on ways that individuals, communities and the private sector can help prevent sexual violence.
Nearly one in five women and one in 71 men are victims of sexual assault (Black et al., 2011), but all of us are impacted by sexual violence. In eight out of 10 cases of rape, the victim knew the perpetrator.
Sexual violence impacts victims and their families, but the effects of this violent crime on commu...

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