February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Sexual assault can happen to anyone, no matter your age, your race or ethnicity, your gender identity, or your sexual orientation. The World Health Organization conducted comprehensive global surveys and reported that one in three women will experience sexual and/or physical violence in their lifetime.
Yet, most sexual assault and rape go unreported and victims do not seek support.
During April, CAPSA is bring awareness to the crime of sexual abuse, educate on available support, and how to Start by Believing when someone discusses.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic violence affects women, men, and witnessing children of every race, religion, culture and social economic status. Domestic violence occurs when someone uses power to control, harm, or terrorizes another and includes physical, sexual, financial, and phycological abuse.
Studies show that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men in the US will experience relationship abuse in their lifetime. Sadly, this rate for women is higher in Utah – 1 in 3 women.
During October, CAPSA is bring awareness to the devastating issue of domestic violence, educate on available support, and how the community can Stand for Someone.