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Post-High School: Empathy

Empathy and concern for how one’s actions affect others is a major protective factor against sexual violence. The more we understand on every level that our actions affect others, and internalize that we should always take care to do no harm, the less likely we are to commit sexual harm, or to ignore when we see others causing harm. 

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I Shouldn't Have To Be Your Mother, Sister, Or Wife To Be Respected Online

I don’t think a woman should need to be viewed as someone’s wife or mom to be treated with decency and respect.

Young men preventing sexual assault

When it comes to crimes like rape and sexual assault, the focus is shifting from prosecution and punishment to prevention. That means finding the cause of the problem and tackling it early on.

The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21

Consent is everything! Here are some helpful tips--a LOT of them-- for kids ages 1-21! Check it out...

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