3 Women’s Movements You Need to Support

April is sexual assault awareness month, and it’s now more important than ever to support groups that work to end sexual violence. Keep reading to learn about the incredible groups that fight against sexual assault and learn what you can do to help.

 

  1. 1. #MeToo

    The #MeToo movement began in 2006 as a way to support women of color who had experienced sexual violence and it has since become a global social media movement that advocates for survivors. Today, “me too” provides resources for healing and advocacy within communities to interrupt sexual violence.

  2. 2. Time's Up

    After the #MeToo movement took off following the Harvey Weinstein allegations, Time’s Up was founded to combat sexual harassment against women in the workplace. The group also recently launched a legal defense fund to assist women who have experienced sexual harassment with their legal fees.

  3. 3. That's Harassment

    In January 2018, David Schwimmer produced a film along with RAINN to demonstrate cases of harassment and created a PSA campaign to empower survivors. RAINN also provides resources to help employers create safe working environments to further fight against sexual harassment.

Everyone is responsible for the fight against sexual violence, and April presents a special opportunity to provide support. Get involved by learning more about these groups and finding individual ways to help in your community.