How Do You Feel About This? Sex Assault Activist Shares Her Rape Experience On Instagram Minutes After Attack

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Sex Assault Activist Shares Rape Story On Instagram Immediately Following Attack

Amber Armour, a native New Yorker and sex assault activist, took to Instagram just minutes after being raped in her Cape Town, South Africa hostel.

Sadly and ironically, she was in Cape Town as part of a “Stop Rape. Educate” program that she orchestrated in November of last year.

Amber recently spoke to the NYDailyNews about her rape and the decision to share it so immediately over social media.

“I knew I needed to tell the story because that’s what I do, I help victims of sexual assault,” Amour, 27, told the Daily News.

“I documented everything that happened and I took a picture of myself,” she said of her decision to post about her experience, which received both support and backlash online.

“Backlash” is an understatement. This girl got unbridled hate and classic victim blaming.

Suffering a sexual assault ANYWHERE is traumatizing, but can you imagine going abroad and having to deal with this type of violence on foreign soil???

There are some who feel that Amber’s attempt to share her experience is some form of attention-sloring. Others feel that the sharing of a powerful story like this can be immensely helpful to other rape victims who have suffered the same tragedy. How do you feel about this?

Flip the page to read some of disturbing and supportive comments left in Amber’s comments and drop your 2 cents into the comments section.

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