Parents for Prevention
working together to end sexual violence
a project of the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Infant to Preschool: Activism
If we want to shift our culture to a place where sexual violence is unthinkable, we need to have conversations not only in our homes, but in our communities as well. If you have a fire to change things now, or if you see some sparks of activism in your children that you would like to nurture, you are in good company.
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We should all be feminists
We teach girls that they can have ambition, but not too much ... to be successful, but not too successful, or they'll threaten men, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. In this classic talk that started a worldwide conversation about feminism, Adichie asks that we begin to dream about and plan for a different, fairer world — of happier men and women who are truer to themselves.
7 Harmful Ways Parents Often Wield "Adultism" Against Their Kids
Do parents always know what's best for children? Parents tend to give children labels at birth and expect them to adhere to these labels. But what if they don't? Is it because parents simply know their children better than they know themselves? Check out this insightful article from James St. James that discusses so-called "adultism" while parenting.