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New exhibit in Wausau informs community about victim blaming and sexual assault Submitted: 04/15/2018
Phylicia Ashley
Phylicia Ashley
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New exhibit in Wausau informs community about victim blaming and sexual assault
WAUSAU -  For the first time, an exhibit in Wausau deals with victim blaming in sexual assault.
The What Were You Wearing Exhibit shares stories of sexual abuse.
Jessica Lind helped organize the exhibit and says the goal is to fight against rape culture and victim blaming.
She was excited to try and bring awareness to her community.
"[I]really want our community to understand sexual assault is happening right here in Marathon County. Many of the stories that are shared are perhaps just one incident that may have occurred. Sometimes these happen more than one time," said Sexual Assault Victim Services program coordinator Jessica Lind. 


About ten outfits are on display in the exhibit.
Some of the outfits were worn by women during their attacks.
The exhibit at the center for visual arts is open until April 21st.


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