Sexual Assault Awareness
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The UAW is committed to ending sexual assault and other forms of gender-based violence, including in the workplace. We seek to promote healthy behaviors that create safe and equitable workplace communities.
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And every 8 minutes, that victim is a child. Meanwhile, only 6 out of every 1,000 perpetrators will end up in prison.
One in five women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives.
A majority of sexual assaults occur at or near the victim's home, with 8% of the assaults occurring while the victim is at work.
In 8 out of 10 cases of rape, the victim knew the person who sexually assaulted them.
Rape is the most under-reported crime with a large percentage of assaults not being reported to the police. This means that a vast majority of perpetrators will not go to jail or prison.
Resources to Prevent Sexual Abuse / Help Victims
Provides people with a simple, effective way to get connected to available resources in their area. 800.552.1183 or 211 from land line.
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation’s (AACDCF) Give Back a Smile (GBAS) program heals some of the most devastating effects of domestic and sexual violence, by restoring the smiles of adult women and men who have suffered dental injuries from a former intimate partner or spouse, family member or due to sexual assault.
Sexual harassment — ranging from derogatory comments to threats of sexual assault and rape — is still incredibly widespread for many women working in the United States. And it can have grave consequences.
RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Find out how to help others, educate the public, improve public policy, and more.
They provide a variety of resources to assist you in your work to prevent and respond to sexual violence. Follow up-to-date news postings, check out their projects, download publications, or find an organization near you . You can also submit a request for additional information, training, and support.