Psychological abuse: ‘He would criticise me, humiliate me and question my stability’

Following in the footsteps of the UK, Ireland will recognize psychological abuse as a crime, thus giving legal recourse to victims of controlling or coercive behavior. 

Feeling Sexually Harassed? You’re Not Alone

Young, college educated women are more likely to report their experiences with sexual harassment not because it s more common for them, but rather because they can better identify their victimization. 

Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

In wake of workplace sexual harassment coming to the forefront, there is some confusion about its definition. When does complimenting a colleague or asking a co-worker on a date constitute harassment? The answer is both complicated and conversation worthy. Read More

#MeToo in school: too many children are sexually harassed by classmates

Sexual harassment is so commonplace in the schools of our youth, the #MeTooK12 movement is gaining momentum.  Many young girls do not report their assaults to authorities or even their parents. Having been a victim of sexual harassment as a young student, adult author Nancy Jo Sales relays advice on what information she would give [...]

Rape culture will not change until silent bystanders start speaking up

Changing our basic power structure can move us beyond our rape culture to prevent sexual violence in the world into which our kids will grow up. Bystanders are critical in becoming a heard voice towards equalizing the societal imbalances of power.

Men Try To Guess If These Situations Are Porn Or #MeToo Stories

American schools do not consistently provide high quality comprehensive sex-ed.  In the absence of quality education, so many teens learn from watching pornography and when nearly 90% of porn scenes contain some amount of violence against women, it’s no wonder we have a dating violence and sexual assault problem.  Watch these clips to see if [...]

Men and Women Don’t Agree on What Sexual Harassment Is

Addressing sexual harassment starts with getting on the same page.  Currently, men and women don’t have the same views of what constitutes sexual harassment, and it is imperative that they do. 

10 Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Body Safety And Consent

Parents can change tomorrow today by teaching our children ways to not be the perpetrators or the victims of sexual assault. Here are 10 informative suggestions to empower our kids against falling prey to sexual assault or harassment.

Sexual harassment among teens is pervasive

In a world where teens are boycotting school to raise awareness of pervasive, sometimes instituionalized, sexual harrassment on campus, 76% of students report never having had a conversation with parents or guardians about sexual harrassment. Consider this guideline and start the dialogue now in your own family.

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