April White, the activist behind #OscarsSoWhite, helped advance the hashtag on Twitter, but "this isn't about me," she said in response to a tweet from the Hollywood Reporter. "Focus on the survivors, not the platform that amplified their stories."
According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network, for every 1,000 rapes reported, just six perpetrators are incarcerated. As a result, many survivors of sexual assault don't believe their accusations will be taken seriously — or believed at all.
Here’s why many survivors said they didn’t report their assaults:
Others shared why even reporting their assaults failed them.
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