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Sexual Assault Awareness Week 2022

Georgia Southern University’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week is an annual campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. This year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week will take place on February 21st through 25th.

Events

The Clothesline Project

Time and Date: All week

Statesboro Campus Locations: Russell Union, Henderson Library, & RAC

Armstrong Campus Locations: Student Union & Lane Library 

The Clothesline Project is a campus-wide display of t-shirts to bring awareness to experiences of sexual violence. Students are able to create new t-shirts each year, which are saved to become part of future displays. The displays provide a visual representation of the incidence rates of sexual violence.

What do the colors represent?

  • Pink- Rape/Sexual Violence
  • Yellow- Domestic Violence
  • Blue- Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Purple- Violence Due to Identifying in the LGBTQ+ Community 
  • White- In Memory of a Murdered Victim
  • Grey- In Support of Survivors

Health Relationships Health Hut

Time and Date: February 23rd, Statesboro Campus

Learn about healthy relationships by stopping by the Health Hut and speaking to Wellness Ambassadors and Student Wellness & Health Promotion staff!


Take Back the Night

Time and Date: February 24th, 5:30PM (Armstrong), 7:00PM (Statesboro)

Statesboro Campus Locations: Starting in front of the University Store and ending at the Rotunda

Armstrong Campus Locations: Starting behind SOLMS Hall and ending at the International Garden

A long-standing tradition, march through campus to show support for survivors of sexual violence. Participants march and chant to demonstrate support for survivors and bring attention to the need for change to end sexual violence. The march ends with the End the Violence Rally, an open microphone opportunity for individuals impacted by sexual violence to share. The purpose of this event is to bring a sense of empowerment to survivors.

Last updated: 2/23/2022