The Houston Area Women's Center

Justice with Jeans on April 23!

Houston Area Women's Center staff will wear denim on April 23 to support a nationwide campaign highlighting the misconceptions surrounding sexual assault.

"Denim Day" was originally triggered in the 1990s after an Italian Supreme Court overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight jeans.

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Fighting for Crime Victims' Rights

The Houston Area Women's Center, along with several other local organizations, was recognized by the City of Houston on Tuesday, April 15 in conjunction with National Crime Victims' Rights Week.

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A photo stream of blue and teal!

Houston Area Women's Center staff used color to spread awareness about sexual assault and child abuse on two nationally designated awareness days in April.

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Mirrors Shed Light on Sexual Assault

Survivors of sexual violence have shared that they often feel "different" after their assaults.

Through a powerful project, the Houston Area Women's Center is raising awareness about the struggles survivors can face before the healing process begins.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month & Child Abuse Prevention Month

What should you say to someone who has been sexually assaulted?

What should you do if you suspect child abuse?

What are the myths that persist about sexual assault?

Are there ways to tell if a child is being - or has been - sexually abused?

These questions, and many more, will be answered by the Houston Area Women's Center this April during Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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'Stand up and roar' with Margaret Cho at Spring Gala!

It's time to "Stand Up and Roar" against domestic and sexual violence at the Houston Area Women's Center's 2014 Spring Gala, featuring Comedian Margaret Cho.

This year's event will take place on Friday, May 16 at the Hilton Post Oak and include entertainment by local Latin rock band Mango Punch.

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Comedian Margaret Cho joins us for our 2014 Spring Gala...

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