Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a national effort to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.
- In the U.S., 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men experienced some form of sexual violence in their lifetime.
Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is also Child Abuse Prevention Month, an annual campaign dedicated to raising public awareness and prevention of child abuse. This month is about engaging individuals and communities on how we can keep children safe.
- Nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S. annually.
- 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years old.