California’s Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights Signed into Law

Overjoyed at the success of California passing the first Sexual Assault Bill of Rights in 2016. Why not a NATIONAL LAW? Men and women sexual assault survivors deserve protection across America.  M

Amanda Nguyen and her organization Rise, starting a Change.org petition. Her passion and dedication helped protect 25 million sexual assault survivors. 

 

Victory — On October 7, 2016, President Obama signed the first ever Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights into law. Championed by Amanda Nguyen and her organization Rise, this important legislation will help give civil rights and protections to more than 25 million sexual assault survivors.

5 months before signing the law, Medium.com ran the campaign below during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The video is a  provocative look at how hospitals judge and disrespect some Sexual Assault Survivors.     

Five Ways You Can Support Survivors During Sexual Assault Awareness Month Five Ways You Can Support Survivors During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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