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  • Pattee Fletcher

    A reminder that rape culture is institutional and it is still very much an issue. Rape Crisis Centers began in the early 1970's and they are still desperately needed. Damn!

  • Shanabo Lehrmann

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Pass it along! We need to change these numbers.

  • Samurai Karate Studio Columbia, SC - Martial Art's & Self Defense

    The statistics on assault are alarming! At Samurai Karate Studio, we are passionate about helping keep women safe. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, we will help teach you some basic self defense techniques to keep you safe. Better yet, check out our new student special and enroll in our school - http://samuraikarate.net/free-offer/!

  • Caitlin Wolf

    What if your Mother, Daughter, Sister, Wife, Child, Best Friend, or even You are part of this horrid statistic? Where are the good men to protect the fragile from the savages? April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Pass it on.

  • Bethel

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. See more here: http://www.nsvrc.org/saam/sexual-assault-awareness-month-home Not a perfect graphic; it's been shown that most rapes are committed by people who commit multiple rapes. So no, it's not as simple as 97 will walk free... but 97 rapes will not lead to the rapist in prison. Sobering.

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