The Office on Violence Against Women consistently gives priority to proven strategies that further the common goal of ending domestic and sexual violence. That axiom is certainly true for campuses that are working to prevent and reduce sexual assault.
This activity led to real “Stomp-Outs”, real shootings, and real deaths.
If a friend or loved one is being abused support them even if they make choices you don’t agree with.
The designation of February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month helps us to focus on the necessary and possible ways to identify and change relationships that are abusive, controlling and difficult to discuss, especially among our youth.
Members read and discuss the ways today’s books cover equality, empowerment, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Write an op-ed or editorial raising awareness about domestic violence for your local newspaper. Ask the editor of a high school or college newspaper in your community to run a story on teen dating violence. Publicly thank community members who are working to end domestic violence with a letter to the editor of your local paper or a statement in social media.
How about one of these hero pieces on ordinary people doing extraordinary things to help survivors of domestic violence?
In October 2017 the Department of Justice announced an initiative to combat sexual harassment in housing.