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SHARP team engaging community throughout April

SHARP team engaging community throughout April

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s DOD theme is “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part, Do Your Part.”

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500th MI Bde. reaffirms its mission to end sexual assault

500th MI Bde. reaffirms its mission to end sexual assault

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM).

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Army launches ‘not in my squad’ initiative

Army launches ‘not in my squad’ initiative

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Army kicks off SAAPM with new initiative at squad level

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Believing, assisting sexual assault victims is important

Believing, assisting sexual assault victims is important

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

When a victim of sexual assault musters the courage to tell anyone about an intimately painful experience, at the very least, he or she deserves to feel credible.

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Community urged to do its part to end sexual assault

Community urged to do its part to end sexual assault

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year, U.S. Army Hawaii is encouraging its community to adhere to the Department of Defense theme and “Eliminate Sexual Assault-Know Your Part, Do Your Part!”

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Experts say more needs to be done to combat assaults on males

Experts say more needs to be done to combat assaults on males

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Experts urged Army leaders to reach out to male victims of sexual assault, saying people must not look at sexual violence as exclusively a women’s issue.

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Panel says changing SHARP culture is difficult

Panel says changing SHARP culture is difficult

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jim Garamone Army News Service TYSON’S CORNER, Virginia — Changing the culture is the toughest job that Army leaders will have in combating sexual violence, a civilian panel told service leaders, Feb. 18. The panel, at the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit, here, also stressed the role leaders play in changing the culture of […]

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Groups share their sexual assault prevention strategies

Groups share their sexual assault prevention strategies

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

All aspects of American society are trying to come to grips with preventing sexual assault, and the Army is sharing experiences and practices with civilian and private organizations at the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit, here.

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DOD report shows SHARP awareness is changing the culture

DOD report shows SHARP awareness is changing the culture

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

“He would never do that!”
“She’s one of our best Soldiers, so she definitely didn’t do that.”
“The victim must be lying.”

For many years, the statements above, among many others involving denial or trivialization, have been echoed by military leadership upon learning about sexual assault or sexual harassment allegations against stellar Soldiers in their ranks.

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U.S. Army, Hawaii launches ‘Don’t be a BySTANDer — Take a STAND!’ campaign

U.S. Army, Hawaii launches ‘Don’t be a BySTANDer — Take a STAND!’ campaign

| November 15, 2014 | 4 Comments

The holiday season is a time for family, celebration and good cheer, but the holidays are often marked by an increase in the 4 S’s: substance abuse, sexual assaults, suicide and safety violations.

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