“One sexual assault is one too many. My desire for this PSA is that it will heighten awareness and in turn be a catalyst for more prevention.” ~ Dulé Hill
Vice President Biden launched a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) encouraging men to speak up and step in if they see someone in danger of being sexually assaulted. The PSA is being launched in coordination with the 1 is 2 Many campaign and the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.
The Facts on Sexual Assault
1 in 5 women is sexually assaulted while in college, and young women, ages 16 to 24, experience the highest rates of sexual violence at the hands of someone they know.
The PSA is produced by the White House, and features President Obama, Vice President Biden, and several popular film and television actors, including Dulé Hill, Daniel Craig, Seth Meyers, Benicio Del Toro and Steve Carell. It encourages men to be part of the solution by delivering a simple message:
“If she doesn’t consent – or can’t consent — it’s a crime . . . and if you see sexual assault happening, help her — don’t blame her —and speak up.”
The PSA will air in select Regal Entertainment Group and Cinemark movie theaters, over NCM Media Networks’ Lobby Entertainment Network (LEN), and in movie theaters on military installations and ships underway worldwide starting in May.
Joining the President and the Vice President in the PSA are .
Click here to watch the 60-second PSA.
Click here to watch the 30-second PSA.
Click here for more information about the Administration’s efforts to combat sexual assault.