DENIM DAY 2024 4-24-24 Support Sexual Assault Survivors

 

April 18, 2024

We're wearing denim on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, to take a stand against sexual violence.

Denim Day is a campaign that takes place every year to raise awareness about sexual violence and to support survivors. It originated in Italy in the 1990s in response to a case where a young woman was raped by her driving instructor. The Italian Supreme Court overturned the conviction, stating that because the victim was wearing tight jeans, she must have helped her attacker remove them implying consent.

As a result, women in the Italian Parliament wore jeans to work in solidarity with the victim and the...



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