Sex Assault Topic of Panel Discussion/FilmApril 18, 2016, 6:00 AM HST · Updated April 18, 2:25 PM 0 Comments
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.
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.