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Press Release - #IBelieveYou Campaign

News Release

#IBelieveYou campaign to dramatically improve response to sexual assault

Medicine Hat, Alberta – August 31, 2015 – An ambitious public awareness and prevention campaign aimed at educating the public on how to better respond to survivors of sexual assault launched today. Led by the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS), the campaign is supported by Alberta’s twenty-six post-secondary institutions and dozens of other community agencies. Funded by the Government of Alberta, the campaign will run province-wide through the month of September.

Press Release - Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

May 1, 2015

Media Release

Southeastern Alberta Sexual Assault Response Committee (SARC) Relocates Office in Time for Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Campaign to End Sexual Violence Against Women

ABOUT WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender based violence ( What started as a small group of men willing to “walk a mile” in women’s high heels has turned into a fun annual campaign taking place in cities all around the world, including Medicine Hat, AB.

Press Release - One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising 2015

February 3, 2015

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Sexual Assault Response Committee (SARC) & The Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society (MHWSS) Continue the “One Billion Rising” Movement to End Violence Against Women, Men, and Children

ABOUT 1 BILLION RISING: Since 2012 a worldwide movement has aimed to shake the Earth through dance, drums, and the power of our voice. One Billion Rising, an annual campaign every February 14th bringing awareness to gender-based violence, is entering its third year with the theme of “My Revolution.”