Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett and the Council on Domestic Abuse (CODA) want to people know sexual assault occurs here in the Wabash Valley
According to CODA, 1 in 4 women statewide are victims of sexual assault.
However, sexual assault is a problem that can affect anyone, regardless of race or gender.
Coda helps victims by staying with them while a rape kit is completed at the hospital, providing counseling and giving emergency shelter if needed.
You can contact CODA at 800-566-CODA.