Teens live in a world dominated by social networking. Read important tips on how kids can safely navigate their ways through a digital lifestyle.
Sexual assault and harassment experienced by both passengers and flight attendants have been on the rise. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has unveiled the National In Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force to look into airlines' current practices and to hold all perpetrators accountable for their actions even at 35,000 feet high.
Street harassment such as cat-calling is difficult to legislate. The most effective approach may be to educate people on how to be proactive bystanders.
A local Salt Lake City television station gave an anonymous survey to teens and their parents regarding their social media activity which ranged from sexting, on-line bullying, conversing with strangers and the effects on their self-esteem. The results indicate that parents may not know as much as they think they do about their kids' online [...]
As teens and tweens move from their closest relationship being with their parents to with their friends, having a strong base of supportive friends will ensure the best transition. Not only is it essential that children pick friends who have their best interests at heart, but also that they have positive adult influences in their [...]
US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed changes to the interpretation of Title IX would make the standards by which universities regulate sexual harassment and other forms of sex discrimination harder for victims to prove. Harvard College's Dean of Faculty of Arts And Sciences gives pause and reservation about how that would impact students on university [...]
Cyber harassment has become all too prevalent. The New York City Council has introduced a bill to make such electronic harassment punishable by jail or a hefty fine for the perpetrator. Other cities and states should do the same. Read More
Beware the next time you are at an airport with free wifi. There may be cyber-criminals waiting to steal your valuable personal information. Read some of the ways you can best protect yourself against such security threats.