Keeping Us Safe: Trusting one Another by blogger Josh

Keeping Us Safe: Trusting one Another by blogger Josh

College makes an exciting time for most, but it’s important to not forget about the importance of staying safe on and off campus. Security and personal safety on campus is a significant concern for both parents and students. In order to ensure personal safety and avoid tragedy, it is important to have sexual assault awareness. By knowing how to react in a dangerous situation and being aware of your surroundings you can ensure protection to sexual assault.

Sexual assault is a form of sexual violence that can take many forms, including forced kissing, groping, rape, or sexual torture. Universities and colleges across the country are taking various measures to prevent sexual assault on campus. By initiation bystander intervention, increasing the presence of security officers, and educating students, schools are working to ensure better safety of their students. Among the means you can keep safe from sexual assault are included:

  •    Speaking out against sexist remarks, language, and behavior
  •     Treating women and men with respect
  •      Not being passive about others poor disrespectful behavior
  •      Speaking up the moment you feel uncomfortable
  •      Understanding how alcohol and drugs can affect your judgment and impair decisions
  •       Realizing that people can change their mind about every sexual act
  •       Ask for consent for each sexual act