Reclaiming the Sacred Feminine Power Within
According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) 1 in 6 American women has been a victim of sexual assault.
Every 2.5 minutes someone in America is sexually assaulted.
73% of assaults reported in 2005 were perpetrated by someone the victim knew.
It is difficult to gather accurate statistics on sexual assault because so few cases are actually reported.
It is time for women to stand up and reclaim our sacredness.
It is time for us to come home to the safety, beauty, and power within. We reclaim our bodies as our own.
We open wide the door to our freedom, joy, creativity, and
“ I don’t know how to address all of these issues, but I would like to address all of the continued harm that happens when we carry the shame of sexual assault inside and don’t share it.
I would like to address how we are held back by hating ourselves and our bodies. I would like to initiate a movement to stop the self hate. It is rooted in the personal; I don’t want to hate myself anymore. I don’t want any other person to feel the kind of guilt and shame and hatred that I have felt for myself.”
~ IPY team member