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Topic: Sexual Assault

How This Poster in a Women's Restroom at a Bar Cleverly Combats Sexual Assault

'Ask for Angela,' the PSA urges

A county council in England has come up with a clever and discreet way of combatting sexual violence and abuse. A photo posted to Twitter (and retweeted almost 30,000 times) shows…

This Powerful Campaign Hopes to Teach Young People What Consent Is

Aims to reduce sexual assault across the country

If a woman or man is asleep or unconscious, that person isn't going to say anything, which means they can't consent to any kind of sexual activity. So unless that…

The Cast of Girls Just Made This Sexual Assault PSA Dedicated to the Stanford Victim

'She is someone,' says the simple yet strong message

Lena Dunham and the cast of HBO's Girls just released this sexual assault PSA, which questions the way society treats victims. The 90-second spot urges people to create a "safer,…

A Bear Will Eat One of These 5 Guys in a PSA Tackling Sexual Assault

'It's On Us' partners with College Humor

It's On Us, the White House initiative to fight sexual assault on college campuses, has partnered with College Humor to take an unusual approach to its new awareness campaign. It's…

White House's Powerful New PSA Implores Men to Stop Sexual Assault Before It Happens

Part of 'It's on Us' campaign

The White House's new PSA is a call to action for men who see sexual assault about to happen, and asks them to do something to stop it. As part of…

Nail Polish Invented by College Students Changes Color When It Detects Date-Rape Drugs

Though 'roofies' are incredibly rare, experts say

Here's the newest example of a clever invention that shouldn't have to exist. Undercover Colors is a line of chemically enhanced nail polish currently being developed by undergrads at North Carolina…

Ad Agency Creates Jewelry Meant to Combat Sexual Assault

But does it normalize rape as a fact of life?

When JWT Singapore was tapped by the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware) to create an educational campaign about date rape, the agency decided to go in a…

Brazilians Pose Nude to Protest Widespread Belief That Rape Is Justified

Viral hashtag translates to #IDontDeserveToBeRaped

We've seen #nomakeupselfies and #cockinasock, all in the name of cancer awareness, but the latest in viral activist hashtags is #EuNaoMereçoSerEstrupada, which translates to #IDontDeserveToBeRaped. In a survey done by Brazil's…

No Means No, but What Means Yes? Ads Say Sexual Consent Must Be 'Loud and Clear'

Campus campaign from Canada

When it comes to sex, a reluctant "yes," "OK" or "sure" doesn't qualify as a green light, according to a Canadian campaign encouraging "enthusiastic consent." "Real consent is mutual and sure.…

Stars line up in PSAs against sex trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore launched a big PSA campaign Monday to fight sex slavery under the theme, "Real men don't buy girls." It's a star-studded affair starring everyone from…

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