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Mission Statement

The mission of PAR is to prevent sexual violence and its consequences, and to provide essential services to victims and survivors.


Vision Statement

Creating a South Carolina where sexual violence is not tolerated. 


Values Statement

We Believe

  • No one deserves to be a victim of sexual violence
  • All victims and survivors should be treated by everyone with dignity, compassion, and respect 
  • Survivors’ voices, needs, and decisions drive the work of PAR
  • PAR supports survivors’ rights to justice, safety, privacy, and autonomy
  • All victims and survivors have the right to comprehensive and effective services, support, and information
  • Perpetrators of sexual violence must be held accountable 
  • Strong partnerships, public education, and awareness are essential to prevent sexual violence and its devastating impact on victims, families, and communities