To try to find the balance of self care and advocacy.
The goal of Me Too Teen Project is to provide a safe and healing online portal for reading and sharing stories of survival and hope for teens. Although some may feel ashamed by what they have gone through, sharing stories can trigger a movement to allow others to feel empowered and inspired to. Teens can also connect with local and national resources for survivors of sexual abuse and harassment.
Those who have been traumatized will never be what they were, they are remade into something that is beyond measure stronger, more beautiful, kinder and empathetic.
-Kate Gillie - We Need To Talk About PTSD
"If the hashtag #MeToo makes you uncomfortable; then it's working. This is an epidemic too big to ignore; too important to silence." Kimberly Corban'
"I was gonna paint some streetart on this electrical box, but I realised I could go to jail longer than a rapist."
Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted.
1 out of 4 girls experience sexual assault before they are 18.
1 out of 6 boys experience sexual assault before they are 18.
Out of 1000 rapes, 994 perpetrators will walk away free. Only 6 will get incarcerated.