People often think consent is only important when it comes to sex. Really, consent is about always choosing to respect personal and emotional boundaries. By practicing consent in everyday situations, shows value in the choices of others.
Ask for consent when touching
It’s important to ask for consent before hugging, tickling or other kinds… more »
What is Human Trafficking? Human Trafficking, modern day slavery, prostitution, sex trafficking and sex work are words that are used synonymously but they don’t mean the same thing. While both human trafficking and sex trafficking are types of modern day slavery, prostitution and sex work are not. When defining slavery, the Abolition Project states that… more »
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:
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 »
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 »