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Sunday, April 20, 2014

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What is Domestic Violence? What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive or coercive behaviors that may include,... 


Stalking – Are You a Victim? Stalking – Are You a Victim?

In general terms, stalking is when a person becomes fearful of their safety because... 


Predators: Who Are They And how To Stop Them Predators: Who Are They And how To Stop Them

An inmate, incarcerated for the rape of seventy-five women, reveals in an interview... 


Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is unwanted and unwelcomed sexual behavior. Sexual harassment may... 


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Self Defense Tips

Domestic Violence Safety Plan Domestic Violence Safety Plan

A safety plan is a tool designed to help a victim consider options and develop a... 


Shopping Safety Tips Shopping Safety Tips

No one wants to become a victim of crime. Robbery, assault, burglary and theft are... 


Purse-Snatching Prevention Tips Purse-Snatching Prevention Tips

Be Aware, Shop With A Friend And Travel Together The first precaution you can take... 


If You Are a Rape Survivor – Know That You Are Not Alone! If You Are a Rape Survivor – Know That You Are Not Alone!

If you have been sexually assaulted, know that you are not alone, and that there... 


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Assault Info - Prevention

What is Domestic Violence? What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive or coercive behaviors that may include, but are not limited to: * physical assaults * verbal abuse * emotional abuse * sexual abuse * harassment * threat or harm These behaviors are used by one individual to exert power or control over another individual in the context of a family or... [Read more of this review]


Stalking – Are You a Victim? Stalking – Are You a Victim?

In general terms, stalking is when a person becomes fearful of their safety because someone is repeatedly pursuing, harassing, and/or following them, which is unwanted and serving no legitimate purpose. This definition is much broader than the criminal definition of stalking listed below: Legal Definition of Stalking 1. Any person who on more than one... [Read more of this review]


Myths & Facts About Sexual Assaults Myths & Facts About Sexual Assaults

MYTH: The primary motive for rape is sexual. FACT: The motive for rape is aggression and power, not sex. Rapists have a desire to dominate, humiliate and degrade their victims. Rape is not the result of “pent up” sexual desire, as many offenders report that they do not enjoy the sex act per se during rape. In fact, most offenders have access to... [Read more of this review]


Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction

Prevention There is an important difference between preventing sexual assault and reducing the risk of being sexually assaulted. Preventing sexual assault focuses on those committing the act, while risk reduction focuses on the potential victims by offering a variety of strategies that may reduce the possibility of being sexually assaulted. However,... [Read more of this review]


About Sexual Assault About Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is an act of sexual violence and aggression which occurs when a person is forced, threatened, or coerced into sexual contact without his/her consent. Sexual assault is committed primarily out of anger and/or a need to feel powerful by controlling, dominating, or humiliating the victim. Examples of sexual assault include: rape, sodomy,... [Read more of this review]


If You Are a Rape Survivor – Know That You Are Not Alone! If You Are a Rape Survivor – Know That You Are Not Alone!

If you have been sexually assaulted, know that you are not alone, and that there are people who can help. Remember – the assault was not your fault. If you have just been sexually assaulted * Get to a safe place. If you are in danger, or want to report the incident, call for immediate police assistance at 911. * Contact someone to help... [Read more of this review]


Women’s Self Defense! Women’s Self Defense!

Women’s Self Defense Classes GROWING numbers of women around the country are learning how to kick and punch their way out of the grip of violent crime, enrolling in self-defense classes in record numbers. But finding the right class can be baffling. Gyms, women’s centers, martial-arts organizations, Y’s and some corporations offer... [Read more of this review]


Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is unwanted and unwelcomed sexual behavior. Sexual harassment may result from words or conduct of a sexual nature that offend, stigmatize, demean, frighten, or threaten you because of your sex. Sexual harassment is defined by the person being targeted. The target of sexual harassment and the perpetrator (the one doing the harassing)... [Read more of this review]


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