Innovative Apps for Women’s Safety

These days there is an app for everything out there—and women’s personal safety is no exception. Since people are always on their phones, it makes sense that apps have been created to help prevent and address the safety of women. See this comprehensive list of the different types of apps that exist, their features and [...]

Effects of Sexual Assault

Although Sexual Assault Awareness Month may be over, the topic of sexual assault and violence needs to be an ongoing conversation. “Recent global prevalence figures indicate that 35% of women worldwide have experienced either intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime”. Effects of Sexual Assault In addition to the trauma of experiencing [...]

Sexual Assault behavior

Sexual Assault: Behavioral Warning Sign Checklist YOU ARE AT INCREASED RISK OF A SEXUAL ASSAULT IF THE MAN YOU ARE WITH: Anger Related Is verbally abusive or threatening (direct or veiled threats) Feels angry Displays explosive anger/rage without or disproportionate to provocation Is intimidating with others Can’t remain calm when given instruction or criticism Argues [...]