Sexual Assault Response Team convenes in Lake CountySexual violence isn’t easy to discuss. Statistically, only a fraction of all sexual assaults are ever reported. Fear, shame, and uncertainty about how they’ll be treated or whether they’ll be believed can keep victims from coming forward. The end result is that many women and a smaller, but significant number of men go without the help and support they need.
By: Tammy Francois, Lake County News Chronicle