Day 21 - A picture of something you wish you could forget.
|"683,000 forcible rapes occur every year, which equals 56,916 per month, 1,871 per day, 78 per hour, and 1.3 per minute."|
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This is more than appropriate timing, seeing as April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Teal is the color of the awareness ribbon for sexual violence awareness.
I am a survivor. I was sexually abused from the age of 3 to 11 by a trusted family friend. I was raped at the age of 18 by someone I knew and trusted. If you think rapists and child molesters are strangers, you are dead wrong. The fact is that 2/3 of assaults are by committed by someone the victim knows. Here is some more info courtesy of RAINN.