Everyone can play a part in preventing sexual violence. Here are some ways you can do your part!
For decades, we at HCWC have stressed the importance of believing survivors of sexual assault or relationship violence when they open up and tell their story. Talking to someone about abuse or trauma can be an overwhelming and incredibly vulnerable [...]
On October 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” This tweet started a ripple effect of an infinite number of survivors and victims of [...]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a national effort to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men experienced some form [...]
There seems to be more stories every day about sexual assault and harassment among celebrities, teachers, college students, athletes, and politicians. The conversations around these stories reveal many people struggling to understand sexual assault -- perhaps incorrectly assuming these [...]
In the wake of the #metoo movement, many parents, teachers, and caregivers want to know what we should be teaching young people. How old do they need to be to understand? Teaching consent and boundaries to children is simpler than [...]
"That is none of my concern/business!" "Someone else will help them." "Maybe they are playing around." "I don’t have enough time to help them, I am already late." "I am too weak to help." Have you ever thought this [...]