The National Partnership Against Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan

(NPEIV) condemns degrading language and behaviors concerning sexual assault.
Words matter. Actions matter. Attitudes matter. Recent comments spoken by persons of influence and leadership endorsing sexually assaultive attitudes and actions have made news headlines and highlighted an important issue related to the culture of sexual violence and abuse in our society, and the role language and words play in supporting and condoning all forms of interpersonal violence.

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