Denim Day

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As an agency that works to end sexual violence of all kinds, we invite you to participate in Denim Day. Denim Day is an anti-sexual violence campaign that uses denim jeans as a statement to raise awareness about victim blaming, rape culture, and sexual abuse. All over the world, women and men who are victims of sexual assault continue to be accused of causing the assault due to their behavior or fashion. These accusations – and the mindset behind them – must end.

Did you know that in Rhode Island, one in eight women have been sexually assaulted during their lifetime? In addition, an estimated one in four girls and one in six boys will experience sexual assault before they are 18 years old. It’s unacceptable and it is time for a change.

Why Denim?
In 1998 in Italy, an 18-year-old girl was raped by her driving instructor. The man…

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