One prescription for change provided in the proclamation is to confront the social norms that perpetuate such behaviors. The proclamation read:
As we continue to confront this crime, let us reaffirm this month our dedication to take action in our communities and stop abuse before it starts. Together, we can increase awareness about sexual violence, decrease its frequency, punish offenders, help victims, and heal lives.
To read the full proclamation, visit the Office of the Press Secretary.