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Why women stay silent after sexual assault (with English subtitles) | Inés Hercovich

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Published on Nov 28, 2017

(Full English subtitles are available for this talk -- click the CC button in the bottom right of your screen to turn subtitles on.)

Why do women who experience sexual assault rarely speak up about it? "Because they fear they won't be believed," says Inés Hercovich. "Because when a woman tells what happened to her, she tells us things we can't imagine, things that disturb us, things we don't expect to hear, things that shock us." In this moving talk, she takes us inside an encounter with sexual assault to give us a clearer idea of what these situations really look like -- and the difficult choices women make to survive. (In Spanish with English subtitles.)

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