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Step Up: Bystander Intervention

You can make a difference.

This idea, the notion that everyone can recognize bad situations and do something about it, is the foundation “Step Up,” a program at the University of Minnesota based out of the Aurora Center. 521 more words

Blogger's Choice

Society's Survival Guide to Not Getting Assaulted

Why I shouldn’t have to be startled by my own shadow…

By Emily Hammerman, B.A.

*Originally published on the Catharsis Productions Blog on April 21st, 2016* 1,074 more words

Sexual And Relationship Violence And Stalking

April 4–8: Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Week

Sexual violence is unacceptable but far too often it is accepted as part of cultural or societal norms the world over. How do we change these norms? 378 more words

Events

We Matter Because We Are People

http://ocrcc.org/the-intersection-of-sexual-violence-and-disability/

(content warning: sexual assault)

With the current statistics of people that will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime in the United States, it is not difficult for one to imagine family members, friends, and acquaintances being affected. 612 more words

Social Justice

A call to knowledge: Let’s gather more data before rushing to action

By Poulami Roychowdhury

In a context like India, where law enforcement personnel are both perpetrators of sexual violence and have limited capacities to enforce legal rights, what should we actually… 789 more words

Violence

Speak Up. Stand Up. Sig Delts Do.

To truly be a Sig Delt, a woman in the Delta Alpha chapter must strive to incorporate women’s empowerment in all of her actions.  Belief in the importance of women’s empowerment is not something easily taught–it is a feeling that begins in the core belief system of an individual.   253 more words

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What's Wrong with the CDC's Public Health Model for Rape Prevention

By Jill Cermele & Martha McCaughey 

The 2014 White House Task Force on Sexual Assault on College Campuses has mandated that in order to continue to receive federal funding, colleges and universities must step up their game, including providing rape prevention education.  1,025 more words

Sexual Assault Prevention