ANIMALS
FUNNY
INSPIRING
LIFESTYLE
NEWS
PARENTING
RELATIONSHIPS
SCIENCE AND NATURE
WHOLESOME
WORK
Contact Us Privacy Policy Cookie Policy
© GOOD Worldwide Inc. All Rights Reserved.

25 sexual assault survivors share why they didn't report and we're all to blame for silencing them

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, many on Twitter decided to share why they didn't report their sexual assaults.

25 sexual assault survivors share why they didn't report and we're all to blame for silencing them
Source: Twitter

No matter how far we say we've come as a society, we will never be able to live down the truth that we've miserably failed those who've survived sexual assault. Even today, in this post #MeToo era, survivors who attempt to speak out about the abusers are shot down by classic victim-shaming tactics or President Donal Trump's favorite: Why didn't you speak up earlier? In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, many on Twitter decided to share why they didn't report their sexual assaults and their stories paint a rather grim picture of our so-called modern world.



 

Here are some of them:

1.



 

2.



 

3.



 

4.



 

5.



 

6.



 

7.



 

8.



 

9.



 

10.



 

11.



 

12.



 

13.



 

14.



 

15.



 

16.



 

17.



 

18.



 

19.



 

20.



 

21.



 

22.



 

23.



 

24.



 

25.



 

More Stories on Upworthy