What Were You Wearing Campaign (Digital Exhibit): A Response to One of our Culture’s Greatest Pervasive Rape Myths

Posted on 4/17/2020 11:10:53 AM

Join the IUP Haven Project and IUP Fashion Merchandising Program to view the Digital Exhibit of the What Were You Wearing Campaign from April 21 until April 24, and help to end the myth that clothing impacts sexual assault.

What Were You Wearing display, wholeMembers of the Haven Project will share anonymous survivor stories, along with a visual of what type of clothing they were wearing at the time of their assault. Resources will be provided after every story, with the comprehensive list at the end of the video. 

The exhibit brings awareness to the issue of victim blaming and helps to dismantle the myths about sexual assault occurring due to what a person was wearing. 

When

April 21–24

Where

View the digital display on the Haven Project website

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A list of resources will be provided during the digital exhibit along with the stories. Help is available.

Questions? Email haven-project@iup.edu

This was made possible by the collaboration between the IUP Haven Project and the IUP Fashion Merchandising Program.