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'Denim Day' Reminds Us (Again) That Wearing Tight Pants Doesn't Give Rapists An Excuse To Attack

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Impact

Though some court rulings may imply otherwise, wearing tight clothing does not give rapists permission to assault. Wednesday marks "Denim Day," the...

The Impact of Sexual Violence on College Students

Kiran Sury | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Kiran Sury

Sexual violence on a college campus has a large impact, but mostly in the lives of the students who have to come to be educated in an environment of fear.

There Is No Excuse

Mariska Hargitay | Posted 06.24.2012 | Impact
Mariska Hargitay

We hope you will join people across the country tomorrow who will be wearing jeans as a show of their confidence in the power of an enlightened, courageous community that stands together and declares: "There is no excuse for and never an invitation to rape."

New Resources in the Fight Against Domestic Violence

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today I announced with Chief Beck $1.1 million in grants from the Department of Justice that will have a far-reaching impact on how we as a City work to assist victims and prosecute domestic violence crimes.