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Sexual Assault Prevention Month events begin March 27

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, and WKU Counseling and Testing and Hope Harbor, Inc., are leading efforts to raise awareness for prevention resources in the Bowling Green/Warren County area during Sexual Assault Prevention Month. In addition to the services offered throughout the week by both offices, other campus and community groups have joined efforts to coordinated 10 events to raise awareness, share prevention information, and encourage support for sexual assault victims.

Sexual Assault Prevention Month activities begin Monday (March 27) at WKU with the Kick-Off event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Downing Student Union first floor. WKU President Gary A. Ransdell and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will sign a proclamation at 1 p.m.

On Wednesday (March 29), from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Clothesline Display will take place during Healthy Days at the Preston Health and Activities Center.

April events include a Facebook Live Q&A at 5 p.m. April 3; Walk a Mile in Her Shoes at 4 p.m. April 4; Vagina Monologues at 7 p.m. April 10; and Take Back the Night at 6 p.m. April 20 followed by the FFOYA House Fundraiser. More: For a full list of events and more information, visit www.wku.edu/heretohelp/sapm.

Read more about Sexual Assault Prevention Month events

Contact: Elizabeth Madariaga, elizabeth.madariaga@wku.edu

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