The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual Assault is a big problem that needs to be stopped. Here are some statistics:
- 1 in 6 women will be a victim of Sexual Assault in their lifetime.
- 1 in 33 men will be a victim of Sexual Assault in their lifetime.
- 1 in 5 females on College Campuses will be sexually assaulted.
- 1 in 16 males on College Campuses will be sexually assaulted.
- 32 out of 100 Sexual Assaults will be reported.
- 68% of victims knew the person who sexually assaulted them.
If you have been Sexually Assaulted, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800)-656-4673
If you currently go to East Carolina University and have been Sexually Assaulted you can call:
- The Real Crisis Intervention : (252)-758-4357
- ECU Police: (252)-328-6787
- Or call 911
If you would like to learn more information on sexual assault visit https://rainn.org/
The Girls of ECU Her Campus Chapter want everyone to be safe and watch their surroundings. Let’s end Sexual Assault for good!