#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.

Bullying and Sexual Harassment at School

A look at the relationship between bullying and sexual harassment and how social-emotional learning programs can help reduce bullying and prevent sexual harassment in school.  While we have a better understanding today of bullying in early adolescents and its long term effects, and we also see evidence of how bullying employs and possibly even provokes [...]

Online Sexual Harassment

Rape, groping, having someone masturbate in front of you… all of these are horrific examples of sexual harassment (and in some cases, sexual assault) that happen in the physical world with immeasurable, negative life-long consequences. For many, the experience and effect of online sexual harassment is even worse. http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/26/health/harvey-weinstein-online-sexual-harassment/index.html

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