Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

At RAINN, we’re dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual violence every day of the year—but each April for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM) we do a little something different. During SAAPM, we ask individuals and communities across the country to engage with this issue by learning more about sexual violence, sharing information, bringing together our community, volunteering, and donating. Below we have everything you need—information, planning tips, social media posts and graphics—so you can easily share, tweet, and tag with @RAINN throughout the month. Together, we can support survivors and change the way our communities respond to sexual violence.

Bystander Intervention 101: Show You CARE

The only person responsible for committing sexual assault is a perpetrator, but all of us have the ability to look out for each other’s safety. Whether it’s giving someone a safe ride home from a party or directly confronting a person who is engaging in threatening behavior, anyone can help prevent sexual violence.

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RAINN Day—April 13, 2022—is an opportunity for college students to demonstrate that they are an ally in the fight against sexual violence. Find tips on planning a virtual event, fundraising and awareness ideas, and more in our RAINN Day Event Planning Guide or view our planning webinar.

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Denim Day

Denim Day—April 27, 2022—is an annual, national day of awareness that encourages participants to wear denim as a symbol of believing survivors and asserting that consent has nothing to do with your clothing. Follow us to get updates and post your own #DenimDay photo in solidarity.

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Social Media Toolkit

With everything still virtual, using social media to spread important messages about consent and healing for survivors is more important than ever. Follow RAINN on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, for unique, shareable graphics and posts to help spread awareness, statistics about sexual violence to your friends, family, and social networks. Share our posts, tag @RAINN, and encourage others to do the same. You never know who needs to see your post this #SAAPM.

Filters and Stickers

Use your social media to take a stand and show support for survivors with our custom Instagram and Snapchat filters.

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24/7 Support for Survivors & Their Loved Ones

Connect with free, confidential, anonymous help 24/7 on the National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673 &

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Past SAAPM Themes

View themes and materials from previous Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month campaigns.

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