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15 Year Old Girl Photographs Woman For Sexual Assault Month

A 15 year old girl photographs anonymous woman painted with frightening statistics and quotes to bring awareness about Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Sexual Assault Awareness

I’ve recently photographed a project for sexual assault awareness month. This project consists of 10 photographs that bring awareness to the frightening statistics and quotes that pertain to sexual assault.
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

I’ve recently photographed a project for sexual assault awareness month. This project consists of 10 photographs that bring awareness to the frightening statistics and quotes that pertain to sexual assault.

1 in 6

1 in 6 women are sexually assaulted in their lifetime.
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

1 in 6 women are sexually assaulted in their lifetime.

As the photographer behind this shoot I hope these photos inspire people to fight for the justice of victims of sexual assault. I also hope this inspires people to do their part to end rape culture in this nation and around the globe.

Clayton Williams Quote

"If it's inevitable, just relax and enjoy it." -Clayton Williams
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

"If it's inevitable, just relax and enjoy it." -Clayton Williams

98 Seconds Statistic

Every 98 seconds someone is experiencing sexual assault.
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

Every 98 seconds someone is experiencing sexual assault.

May we, as a community, strive for awareness as well as taking action into stopping these criminal acts. Intentional or not, silence or inaction makes us look as if we are approving and justifying the injustice that is occurring.

Grab Them By The Pussy

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Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

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In the words of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, “In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations.”

Todd Akin Quote

"If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to shut that whole thing down." -Todd Akin
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

"If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to shut that whole thing down." -Todd Akin

Prude or Slut

This photo depicts an unjustifiable perspective that many have of women regarding their clothing. Many individuals tend to label women in different derogatory ways because of their clothing choices. No matter what they have on they’ll be criticized or degraded. Concerning sexual assault victims, rapist sympathizers often ask “What was she wearing?”. This is just one statement amongst a host of evidence that proves rape culture exists in this nation and around the world. This idea is that the victim is to blame and not the rapist.
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

This photo depicts an unjustifiable perspective that many have of women regarding their clothing. Many individuals tend to label women in different derogatory ways because of their clothing choices. No matter what they have on they’ll be criticized or degraded. Concerning sexual assault victims, rapist sympathizers often ask “What was she wearing?”. This is just one statement amongst a host of evidence that proves rape culture exists in this nation and around the world. This idea is that the victim is to blame and not the rapist.

Not Asking For It

Rapist sympathizers often say regarding rape victims that ‘she was asking for it’ they usually point out what she was wearing, her attitude or demeanor as evidence of the justification of the crime. This is not only completely false but also unspeakably horrifying. The idea that by wearing a dress or even simply by consuming alcohol means that they want to get raped is illogical in every way. This also stems from a culture that strives to blame victims rather than place the fault on the rapist.
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

Rapist sympathizers often say regarding rape victims that ‘she was asking for it’ they usually point out what she was wearing, her attitude or demeanor as evidence of the justification of the crime. This is not only completely false but also unspeakably horrifying. The idea that by wearing a dress or even simply by consuming alcohol means that they want to get raped is illogical in every way. This also stems from a culture that strives to blame victims rather than place the fault on the rapist.

3% of Rapists Statistics

This incredibly scary statistic is accurate, only 3% of rapists serve time for their crimes.
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

This incredibly scary statistic is accurate, only 3% of rapists serve time for their crimes.

DON'T RAPE

This photo depicts the current attitude towards rape victims, and also what we actually should be saying and talking about. The focus should NOT be on teaching individuals how to not get raped but rather teaching everyone to just not rape people.
Pearl Dickson / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/pearladickson/?hl=en

This photo depicts the current attitude towards rape victims, and also what we actually should be saying and talking about. The focus should NOT be on teaching individuals how to not get raped but rather teaching everyone to just not rape people.

I hope you’ll consider donating to or volunteering at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center or anywhere that aids in justice and care for victims of sexual violence. If you or someone you know has been a a victim of sexual assault please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.

* The woman depicted in these photographs wishes to stay anonymous and hopes that these pictures will help open people's eyes to the issue of sexual assault

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