National speakers, including Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, Ph.D, and Nan Stein, Ed.D will examine the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender-based violence that teens face, its effects on teens in school, relationships, mental and physical health, future victimization or perpetration, and academic success. Presenters will look at the root causes of sexual harassment and gender-based violence as well as the legal implications for schools. As a learning community, participants will explore promising primary prevention strategies in preventing adolescent peer-to-peer sexual harassment and gender-based violence.
Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., internationally acclaimed media critic, author, and film maker will present how advertising impact the health and safety of women and girls, including gender-based violence, eating disorders, and addiction.
The Clothesline Project offers a visual display designed to illustrate violence against women and children through the creation of message t-shirts. Each t-shirt is decorated by a survivor, or by someone who cares about them. The shirts will be on display in the UI Commons Rotunda from April 18th-22nd.
The mission of the S.H.O.E.S. (Sharing Her/His Own Experiences Supportively) Program is to introduce our community to personal stories of University of Idaho sexual assault survivors/victims and their families. By supportively revealing these experiences our intention is to increase awareness, create community, and build intolerance for rape supportive behaviors within our campus culture. B.E.A.R. paw prints will serve as a guide to encourage a collective journey of education and awareness toward holding student rapists accountable for their actions.
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