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Teen Vogue launches sexual assault awareness campaign

Popular teenage fashion magazine, Teen Vogue has launched a new magazine series which aims to dispel the myths and common misconceptions about sexual assault, particularly the concept of victim blaming which remains an almost ubiquitous belief despite recent public awareness campaigns. 34 more words

Bethel Man Faces Additional Lewd and Lascivious Charges

Vermont State Police added more charges on an 81-year  Bethel man. Joel Piccard was charged with  two more counts of Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a child. 58 more words


She ran the whole way!

We had a great time participating in the YWCA’s 2 Minute 5K again this year!

Last year Joanna was registered for the Kiddie K, but after starting she turned around and ran back to us, tears streaming down her face. 350 more words


Rape Culture - One woman's story.

Trigger warning: The linked article contains specific details of violence.
Report by Shalailah Medhora, The Guardian (Australian edition).

Australian political journalist Shalailah Medhora was attacked by a taxi driver while holidaying in Buenos Aires.   35 more words

Sex Workers and Rape

The stories of sex workers who have experienced rape are abundant and yet often cruelly dismissed. This is evidenced by the public responses to many cases, including recently when multiple porn stars accused fellow star James Deen of rape.  149 more words

Domestic Violence

Rise Above

By: Katelyn Nowobilski

You are no better than I

Though the comments and looks may make you feel otherwise

In your eyes I begged, pleaded, tried… 183 more words

Sexual Assault

Macedon Ranges Shire rewarded for their efforts in preventing violence against women

Report by Barry Kennedy, Macedon Ranges Leader

Women’s Health Loddon Mallee have presented the Macedon Ranges Shire with a plaque commemorating the shire’s dedication towards the prevention of violence against women. 41 more words