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Format: 2018-08-14
Format: 2018-08-14

What do we mean by 'sexual assault prevention'?

What does sexual assault prevention actually mean?

This year, the theme of Sexual Assault Awareness Month is PREVENTION. What does preventing sexual assault mean--and where do we start?

Ending sexual assault involves with uprooting harmful beliefs that excuse sexual violence and replacing them with values that promote equality and respect. When we talk about sexual assault prevention, we’re talking about challenging and uprooting harmful stereotypes.

Amplified Stories: I Will Not Be Silent

AMPLIFIED STORIES is a platform created by KCSARC in order to amplify the voices of survivors of sexual violence. Shared experiences hold the power to validate, heal, and change. The post below was submitted by a survivor who gave KCSARC permission to share their story.

Did you know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)?

Prevention is SAAM’s 2017 theme and throughout the month, we’ll raise public awareness with tips, stories, and facts about sexual assault prevention across our social media platforms. Preventing sexual violence starts with having early conversations about consent, healthy relationships, boundaries, bullying, and negative gender stereotypes with the youth—and friends, family, and co-workers—in our lives.

Be sure to follow us on your favorite social media platform throughout the month! Some items shared will include:

Amplified Stories: I am More Than a Number

AMPLIFIED STORIES is a platform created by KCSARC in order to amplify the voices of survivors of sexual violence. Shared experiences hold the power to validate, heal, and change. The post below was submitted by a survivor who gave KCSARC permission to share their story.

Amplified Stories: Let's Live in the Solution

AMPLIFIED STORIES is a platform created by KCSARC in order to amplify the voices of survivors of sexual violence. Shared experiences hold the power to validate, heal, and change. The post below was submitted by a survivor who gave KCSARC permission to share their story.

Amplified Stories: A Letter to the Predator

AMPLIFIED STORIES is a platform created by KCSARC in order to amplify the voices of survivors of sexual violence. Shared experiences hold the power to validate, heal, and change. The post below was submitted by a survivor who gave KCSARC permission to share their story.

This post contains a story of sexual violence. If at any time, you feel unsafe, need support, or need to talk, please call our 24-Hour Resource Line: 1.888.99.VOICE (1.888.998.6423).

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