Eunice Ruiz, a special education teacher in Denton, and a rape survivor, spoke at St. Mary’s University as part of the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault campaign.
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“Speak Up. Speak Out” is Texas’ first statewide public awareness campaign against sexual assault.
Sexual assault is the most undereported crime in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs.
Ruiz shared her story of victimization, survival and recovery in attempt to reinforce the campaign’s goal to inform the public about sexual assault crisis services and to encourage dialogue across Texas.
The event began 7 p.m. at the University Center, conference room A.
San Antonio Express-News
Web Posted : 10/16/2003 9:00 AM