Dealing With Stalkers

As with many types of emotional and physical abuse involving women, it is often our nature to evade or negate the situation. Dealing with a stalker is no different.  Stalking can be defined as any form of persistent harassment that causes fear, usually in the form of unwanted visits, letters, emails, and phone calls.  Stalkers …

Date Rape Prevention

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, 1 in 6 women are victims of an attempted or completed rape each year. More shockingly, 11% of high school aged females are raped each year, and as many as 25% of college aged women experience complete or attempted rape each year. Even worse, these numbers underestimate the problem because many women are afraid to report a rape incident to the police, much less family members or friends. Rape victims often feel ashamed, guilty, embarrassed of the incident or threatened by the sexual predator.