Positively Living- follow up on episode Sexting, Rape and Sexual Assault
By Leslie Godbold
Thank you for listening to Positively Living’s episode Sexting & Rape/Sexual Assault! We hope you received knowledge, encouragement and/or resources to help in your walk or that of a friend, neighbor or stranger.
If the negative that you will face, directly or indirectly, is sexting or rape/sexual assault below is more resources that may be helpful to you.
Often when a person is going through a dark time in life, we are to be their light .
The 24 hour hotline for rape and sexual assault is (828) 255-7576
Their web site is- Http://www.ourvoice.org
National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1.800.656.HOPE
Their web site is – http://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline
More info on Sexting for teens and parents
There are other resources for your particular area, ie web sites for school, rape crisis centers, goverment, non profits, etc.
Please share with us your thoughts and stories on this episode and/or topics. Thank you for listening and reading, Leslie
Positively Living: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month : Topics Sexting and Sexual Assault
by Leslie Godbold
Asheville NC: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and is being recognized in many ways.
If you have been a rape or sexual assault victim, someone who understands is waiting to listen and help at Our Voice’s 24 Hour Crisis Line at (828) 255-7576
On the next episode of Positively Living , topic on 2 topics: Rape/Sexual Assault & Sexting. We are airing an interview with Our Voice. Our Voice representatives Daniel Lee and Melanie Gordon-Calabrese joined us to offer some insights and helpful information on rape/sexual assault. Join us this Sunday Noon- 1pm on Independent Asheville Radio at am 1350 in western NC or listen online at www.1350wzgm.com
Just a few statistics:
1 out of every 6 American women have been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime. National Institute of Justice and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Prevalence, Incidence and Consequences of Violence Against Women. 1998
60% of rapes/sexual assaults are not reported to the police, according to statistical average of the past 5 years. US Department of Justice 2005 National Crime Victimization Study 2005
1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before age 18. www.pcar.org
Males are the least likely to report a sexual assault, though they make up about 10% of all victims. US Department of Justice 2005 National Crime Victimization Study 2005
For more information visit the web site for Our Voice at www.ourvoice.org
Tune in for this important episode bringing you information on 2 topics Rape/Sexual Assault & Sexting. Join us this Sunday Noon- 1pm on Independent Asheville Radio at am 1350 in western NC or listen online at www.1350wzgm.com