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Welcome to the Shelf Care reading list by The Blue Bench! The books highlighted in this month’s list are by survivors of sexual violence, to uplift survivor voices in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. [TW/CW: These books may contain topics related to sexual assault, domestic violence, drug use, police brutality, incest, and other topics that may be triggering]

Welcome to the Shelf Care reading list by The Blue Bench! Every month, we curate a reading list of books showcasing powerful voices and talented storytelling. These books delve into topics related to sexual assault, identity, trauma, healing, hope, community, and resilience.

The books highlighted in this month’s list are by authors who identify as women, writing about different aspects of the anti-sexual violence movement in recognition of Women’s History Month. [TW/CW: These books may contain topics related to sexual assault, domestic violence, drug use, police brutality, incest, and other topics that may be triggering]

March is Women’s History Month, and this year we’re looking back at the critical role women played in the anti-sexual violence movement.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a month-long awareness campaign dedicated to ending teen dating abuse. Congress declared February to be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in 2010. Every February, teens and adults are encouraged to talk about dating abuse.

The Zonta Club of Denver recently presented The Blue Bench with a grant to continue the Safe Bars program. The Zonta Club of Denver is part of Zonta International, which works with the UN to improve the lives of women and girls around the globe.

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