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Tweeting to stop sexual violence

Posted at 6:16 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 19:22:44-04
Dozens of people joined forces online to send a powerful message aimed at ending sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
 
Police, prosecutors, victim advocates, and media members went on Twitter using the hashtag "#no more." KMTV's Jennifer Griswold had the honor of taking part in the online chat hosted by Methodist Health. Organizers hope to not only let people know about the problem, but about resources available for victims. Sexual assault nurse Annie Boatright said "anytime you raise awareness, you change the culture around these violent crimes.  And when you change the culture, I think you have the ability to really help patients that this happens to, but also help to create an environment where it's not accepted that this happens."
 
Organizers say last year's effort made more than three million Twitter impressions.They hope to top that today.