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Wednesday
25
APR

Denim Day 2018

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FOR THE PAST 19 YEARS, PEACE OVER VIOLENCE HAS RUN ITS DENIM DAY CAMPAIGN ON A WEDNESDAY IN APRIL IN HONOR OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH. THE CAMPAIGN WAS ORIGINALLY TRIGGERED BY A RULING BY THE ITALIAN SUPREME COURT WHERE A RAPE CONVICTION WAS OVERTURNED BECAUSE THE JUSTICES FELT THAT SINCE THE VICTIM WAS WEARING TIGHT JEANS SHE MUST HAVE HELPED HER RAPIST REMOVE HER JEANS, THEREBY IMPLYING CONSENT. WEAR DENIM ON APRIL 25 IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE VICTIM. MORE INFO AT DENIMDAYINFO.ORG

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