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Sexual Assault Awareness


In honor of Washington State’s annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the staff of Programs for Peaceful Living in Goldendale and Bingen are joining together to raise awareness about sexual violence.

Sexual Assault is abuse in any form, whether it is sexual harassment in the workplace, child sexual abuse, or rape. Washington Coalition of Sexual Abuse Prevention says, “The issue is pressing. One out of every four girls and one out of every six boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18. A recent survey conducted by the Washington State Office of Crime Victims Advocacy found that one third of all women in Washington State have experienced some form of sexual assault.”


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