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Daniel Craig, Benicio Del Toro And More Join Joe Biden’s Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault
May 1, 2014
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According to the U.S. National Institute of Justice, one in five women is sexually assaulted while in college, and one in 10 teens report being physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend.

It's statistics like these that have prompted U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to launch a campaign committed to reducing violence against women, especially students and other young women between ages 16 and 24, a particularly high-risk group.

The campaign, called 1 is 2 Many, released the PSA embedded above this week, featuring actors Daniel Craig, Benicio Del Toro, Dulé Hill, Seth Meyers and Steve Carell — and President Barack Obama. The message is clear: as Del Toro puts it, "If I saw it happening, I'd speak up."

For more on the campaign, check out the 1 is 2 Many website, and for a sobering overview on violence against women in Canada, see our post from last year.

This isn't Craig's first PSA on issues of women's rights and gender equality. For International Women's Day in 2011, he starred in this PSA called "Equals," featuring a voice-over from Dame Judi Dench:


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