Monday, April 4, 2011

Sexual Abuse Awareness Month

Tolson 4 TEARS Says "BE REAL"

What can you do if someone reveals to you that he/she has been abused? You can
BE REAL

B Believe her and believe in her*

E Educate yourself; share your knowledge

 

R Reassure her that is was not her fault

E Empower with information and resources

A Ask what you can do and do your best

L Listen without judgment to what is said

*It is estimated that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will be abused in his/her lifetime. The female pronoun is intended to represent both gender.




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