We need to continue the efforts to educate and bring awareness to sexual assault. It is on all of us. It cannot just be women fighting for rights for victims- men need to stand with us as well.
Visit “It’s On Us” to learn more about this movement. (Not sponsored).
When we sit and do nothing, we actually are picking a side—we are picking the side of the oppressor.
“April 29, 2014 – Vice President Biden delivers remarks at an event releasing the first report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.”
“We had psychologists and psychiatrists testify. They pointed out that the most difficult kind of assault to recover from is the one where you knew the perpetrator”.
“On September 19, 2014 in the East Room of the White House, President Obama delivered remarks to help launch “It’s On Us,” a campaign to end campus sexual assault.“
“President Obama says that as a government, and as a nation, we have the capacity to stop sexual assault, support those who have survived it, and bring perpetrators to justice. January 22, 2014.”
“It is not just on the parents of young women to caution them. It is on the parents of young men to teach them respect for women”.