Community organization holds sexual assault seminar - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Community organization holds sexual assault seminar

Posted: Updated:

LAWTON, Okla._ The organization Teaching Lives Compassionately held a women's sexual assault awareness seminar for the public Saturday at the Owens Center.

This is the first time that the organization has put on a sexual assault seminar, but felt they needed to because of the consistently growing number of assault victims.


Event coordinator Lisa Willis said that seminars like the one held Saturday are a good start.

"If we can start by educating them, giving them some tools so they can be aware of their surroundings, hopefully they will not become a victim. Start with the young people, to just pay attention, understand that it's important, and it can save lives," said Willis.


Willis suggests that if a person does become a victim of sexual assault to call someone.

Statistically, one in every five women will become a victim of sexual assault.



Powered by WorldNow
KSWO-TV, 1401 SE 60th Street
Lawton, OK 73501

Telephone: (580) 355-7000
Fax: (580) 357-3811

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KSWO. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.