June 16, 2017

In the News: Week of June 9 - June 16

What caught our eye this week: Comey's trial was a great example of how we treat sexual assault victims, photos reveal faces and places behind rape stats...

June 15, 2017

Beating the Blame Game 101

What can we do when someone we care for has been sexually assaulted? 

June 09, 2017

In the News: Week of June 2 - June 9

These are the news that caught our eye this week: Bill Cosby's trial, Harvard rescinds admission to students to rape jokes and more...

June 08, 2017

Bill Cosby's Case Domino Effect

Bill Cosby's trial started this week and regardless of whether Cosby is guilty or not,  we are hearing a lot of victim-blaming statements from the defense.

May 31, 2017

Sexual Violence & Marginalized Groups

Factors such as race, class, ethnicity and disability may make individuals particularly vulnerable to sexual assault and influence the lack of reporting.

May 24, 2017

Top 5 Feel-Good Websites

Self-care is essential! When you need a mental and/or emotional break from all the negativity around you, check this list of websites that can help you laugh, get inspired or just relax and get away from bad news. 

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.