Elizabeth Smart's "We Believe You Campaign"

A movement to change the world takes its part in helping survivors of sexual violence. Elizabeth Smart spoke today about her campaign, “We Believe You.”

Over the last twenty years, Smart has presented her survivor story. She said that the two main comments she gets is that the same thing happened to someone and they were scared to say anything, or that they spoke up and were not believed. This, she said, is a devastating reality. Her campaign seeks to end this stigma of disbelief surrounding sexual violence for people of all genders. She spoke of how having people believe her and having a strong support system can make a major difference in how she has been able to create a life after something so terrible occurred. 

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