October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Physical, spiritual, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse are defined as types of domestic abuse by the U.S. Department of Justice. The Department of Justice published crime victim statistics which illustrate that women between the ages of 18-24 experience domestic violence at a higher rate than other demographic groups.… more »
A break up can leave emotional scars that tend to act up and affect our future relationships if we are not careful. It’s important to survive a breakup without creating any suppressed emotions that can well up later. Here are some steps to follow in order to get over a painful breakup:
Accept that… more »
1 in 3 women worldwide experience some form of sexual violence or intimate partner violence. 1 in 6 men experience sexual violence or intimate partner violence. Less than 50 percent of victims report these crimes.
Every year in April, the Office for the Victims of Crime (OVC) helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), which will be observed in 2017 on April 2 – 8. This year’s theme is Strength. Resilience. Justice… more »
Spring break is right around the corner. While making plans for spring break, keep in mind how important it is to stay safe while on vacation. Here are some tips to make sure the spring break experience is pleasant.
Stay Safe While Drinking Play it safe! Be mindful of drink containers that have been left… more »
With their vast stores of personal data and expensive research, universities are prime targets for hackers looking to graduate from swiping credit card numbers.
~ NBC News
The typical college student has a lot on their mind. Busy class schedules, papers, midterms and part-time jobs are just a few things students… more »
Recently, a multi-disciplinary group of campus departments (AA/EEO, University Police, Dean of Students, Student Victim Assistance, Athletics and the Counseling and Testing Center) received funding in efforts to increase… more »
It’s on us to end sexual assault. It’s On Us is an education based campaign focusing on sexual assault awareness and prevention on college campuses. It’s On Us advocates for a cultural shift surrounding sexual assault by identifying what sexual assault is and situations in which it is beneficial to… more »
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but many people don’t know exactly what domestic violence is. Domestic violence is defined as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another.” It includes physical violence, sexual… more »
There’s an app for everything, right? An increasing number of apps for smartphones and tablets are attempting to address the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Some apps are screening tools for survivors and professionals to recognize abuse and find resources. Other apps are tools to contact help during an emergency. With so… more »