Sex Assault Topic of Panel Discussion/Film

April 18, 2016, 6:00 AM HST · Updated April 18, 2:25 PM
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Image courtesy Seabury Hall.

Image courtesy Seabury Hall.

The Seabury Hall Parent’s Organization in recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, presents a free screening of The Hunting Ground, an award-winning film about the courageous fight for awareness of sexual assaults on college campuses.

The special 40-minute edited version of the film is suitable for high school age and older audiences.

It will be presented from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the Cooper House Dining Hall on the Seabury Hall campus.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion by experts.

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The Seabury Hall Parent’s Organization listed the following data compiled by filmmakers of The Hunting Ground:

• Teens 16 to 19 years of age were 3.5 times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault.

• In college, 1 in 5 women is sexually assaulted.

• Most often it happens in the freshman or sophomore year.

• 5% of college men say they are survivors of sexual assault.

For more information, please contact Gayle Hart, Parent Coordinator at (808) 442-6111 or email: [email protected]

“Know that sexual assault does not have to be a fact of life.” — The Hunting Ground Parent Viewer’s Guide
Prevention begins with awareness.

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