LASSA in the News: Help for RGV sex assault survivors

From The Monitor:

April marks Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, a 30-day campaign, which aims to raise awareness on how to prevent sexual violence in America.

Sexual assault is a horrific crime and, chances are, we all know someone who has been affected by it. Nearly one in three Texans will experience sexual assault in their lifetime, with women being twice as likely to be victimized as men. More than 70 percent of survivors will know the perpetrator before the assault — they will be a friend, acquaintance, coworker or even a family member.

 

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