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Sexual Assault: Power Money Control : Infographic

Sexual Assault: Power Money Control : Infographic | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it
Often a taboo subject, victims often remain silent, fearing retribution or blaming themselves. Learn the facts about how and why these crimes are comm

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malek's curator insight, April 30, 9:22 AM

But what's Sexual assault in the first place?

Sexual assault can be verbal, visual, or anything that forces a person to join in unwanted sexual contact or attention. Examples of this are voyeurism (when someone watches private sexual acts), exhibitionism (when someone exposes him/herself in public), incest (sexual contact between family members), and sexual harassment. It can happen in different situations:  in the home by someone you know, on a date, or by a stranger in an isolated place.

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Cecily McMillan's 'Occupy' Trial, and the Fight Against Sexual Assault at Protests

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Cecily McMillan is now on trial for defending herself at an Occupy Wall Street protest after she felt someone grab her breast. McMillan's decision to fight back—both immediately after she was groped and now, in court—is brave, and sends a powerful message that women should not be blamed for defending themselves.
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SurvJustice.org

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SurvJustice fights for justice for survivors of sexual violence by providing survivor assistance and holding both perpetrators and enablers accountable. Our work focuses on the enforcement of victims’ rights within campus, administrative, civil, and criminal processes. SurvJustice also empowers activists who seek systematic change in their communities by providing resources and guidance. We offer a variety of comprehensive trainings as well as policy development for institutions responding to sexual violence, working on all fronts to decrease the prevalence of sexual violence.

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Report: Many girls view sexual assault as normal behavior

Report: Many girls view sexual assault as normal behavior | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it
"But it’s okay ... I never think [harassment is] a big thing because they do it to everyone," said one interviewee

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malek's curator insight, April 21, 9:18 AM

This study seems to been conducted on young girls so I am assuming that they are dealing with young boys. If these boys are allowed to act this way they will continue to do so when they grow up and that is madness.