Are YOU Wearing Jeans?

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 What is Denim Day?

The Denim Day campaign was originally triggered after 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 attacker remove her jeans, thereby implying consent. The following day, the women in the Italian Parliament came to work wearing jeans in solidarity with the victim. Since then, wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol against the misconceptions about sexual violence.

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How do I participate?

Someplace Safe asks community members, businesses and students to make a social statement by wearing jeans on April 29th as a visible symbol of support for survivors of sexual violence.

Consider pledging a few dollars for the “privilege” of wearing jeans to work and every-where you go on April 29th. You may send your “Dollars for Denim” proceeds to your local Someplace Safe office, or to: Someplace Safe, P.O. Box 815, Fergus Falls, MN 56538-0815

How can I help publicize Denim Day?

Follow us on our Facebook page to share info about Denim Day and post your Denim Day pictures at: www.facebook.com/someplacesafe