Posts Tagged ‘Sexual Assault Awareness’

A Dad’s Guide to Recognizing Sexual Assault in Children

This article was submitted to the Dads Fight Back 100k Stories Project by Brian Kent. Bryan is a partner at AbuseGuardian.com. He graduated with a law degree from Philadelphia’s Temple University and served as a criminal prosecutor in the Sex Crimes Unit of Montgomery County’s District Attorney’s Office.   According to the National Center for Victims and…

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What Dads Need to Know About Sexual Assault in America

With all of the everyday issues we deal with as dads: playing referee to the kids’ arguments, figuring out how to fit in that dentist visit before the week you’ve scheduled a family camping trip, coaching someone’s sporting event, helping get homework done… it might seem unlikely and even unnecessary to find the space and time…

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Protecting Children from Online Predators

With 93% of teens ages 12 to 17 spending time online regularly, internet safety and the threat of online predators need to be taken seriously. According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, one in 25 children ages 10 to 17 report having received an online sexual solicitation where the solicitor tried to…

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The Hunting Ground: Documentary Exposes Sexual Assault on U.S. Campuses

Did you know that approximately 100,000 college students will be sexually assaulted during this school year? Devastating facts like this are found throughout the new documentary, The Hunting Ground, a “startling exposé of sexual assault on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their families.” The documentary includes footage and…

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In Sex Crimes, Alcohol is the Weapon of Choice

Sexual perpetrators are more likely to use alcohol to subdue their sexual assault victims than guns, threats and fists, according to The Gazette. The issue of alcohol abuse and its role in sex crimes, particularly in the military, has caused the Department of Defense to redefine and label alcohol as a weapon. Today we will…

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Education Starts at Home: Talking to Our Sons about Date Rape

As dads, of course we wish the best for our kids in all things – including interpersonal relationships. Research shows that building and maintaining healthy relationships with the people in our lives helps us live longer and feel better about ourselves overall. Although it’s not always easy, we as parents try to model the basics…

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