May 17, 2017

13 Reasons Why…Prevention Education Is So Important

Since the launch of “13 Reasons Why” on March 31st, many viewers, organizations, and parents have voiced their opinion about this Netflix show. The debates at our office have been focused on the interpersonal violence that is portrayed in it, and it’s quite a list: hazing, stalking, shaming, revenge porn, cyber harassment, sexual assault, and rape . On top of that: lack of bystander intervention and lack of support.



April 05, 2017

Street-Harassment: Not A Compliment

Street harassment is not a compliment because those comments, gestures and actions are unwanted. Are forced on us without consent. They generate fear, discomfort and sometimes even shame.

March 31, 2017

News Round Up 3/24 - 3/31

What caught out eye in the news this week.

March 31, 2017

The Importance of Women in Politics

This coming August, it will be 97 years after women got the right to vote, but still we don’t see women have equal representation in government

March 29, 2017

CATHARSIS PRODUCTIONS LAUNCHES “I’M AN UPSTANDER” CAMPAIGN FOR SAAM 2017

Today we launch our "I'm An UPstander" campaign"  for Sexual Assault Awareness Month! 

March 23, 2017

What Does Femininity Look Like?

Like Me. That’s what femininity looks like. 

For this week’s post we had an open call for trans women to share what womanhood means to them. Because let’s be honest, womanhood shouldn’t be defined by society or gender stereotypes. Womanhood is deeper and more powerful than that.  There are women out there still fighting for their femininity to be respected and they want to share their story.


March 16, 2017

Your Guide to Women-Empowering Movies

 As we keep celebrating Women’s History month we want to share some of the movies we find inspiring and that will make you feel proud to be a woman.