As School Starts, A Reminder About Violence Against Women and Girls
From HuffingtonPost: Back to School, Back to Rape.
An informative read about the prevalence of violence against women and young girls.
Quick hits from the article:
1 in 4 college women are a victim of rape.
One in three teens report dating violence.
Women aged 16-24 are more susceptible to violence than at any other age.
Over half of those polled blamed Rihanna for being attacked by Chris Brown.
Author's Suggestions on what parents can do:
1. Have a conversation with your sons and daughters.
2. Get teen dating violence in your school's curriculum.
3. Write a letter to the administration at your child's college.