ThreadsOfCompassion

ThreadsOfCompassion

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Uptown, Chicago  ·  A group of sexual violence survivors who offer comfort and support to recent survivors by knitting scarves to be given to them in the ER or rape crisis center.
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We’ve Rallied to End Breast Cancer… Can We Do The Same for Sexual Assault?

We've developed huge campaigns to raise breast cancer awareness, but even more women are affected by sexual assault.

End rape culture!  From a young age boys hear about rape...the comments that ensue should depict the rapist on the same field as a cannabalist.  Never shame women or use the term "rape" lightly.

End rape culture! From a young age boys hear about rape.the comments that ensue should depict the rapist on the same field as a cannabalist. Never shame women or use the term "rape" lightly.

Sexual Abuse

WE deserve to be protected against violence, i admire Carre Otis Statement that there should be a universal law that demands that as humans we work to love and protect to love one another.

Wendy Davis wants to take her efforts one step further and Get Rid of the statute of limitations on rape in TX!

Wendy Davis wants to take her efforts one step further and Get Rid of the statute of limitations on rape in TX!

Horrified by the fact that a rapist can sue for custody. Is that a joke? And who in their right mind would give custody of a child to a rapist?? Is this the twilight zone?

Changing the culture which allows rape to occur at epidemic rates is an important step in ending sexual assault against women (and men.) This startling graphic points out how hard we must work to end rape culture.

Only 17 states and DC require emergency rooms to help survivors of sexual assault access information about emergency contraception.

Only 17 states and DC require emergency rooms to help survivors of sexual assault access information about emergency contraception. This is a disgrace.