Launched in August 2011, the Love is Not Abuse iPhone app is an educational resource for parents that demonstrates the dangers of digital dating abuse.
Over the course of your experience, you will receive text messages, emails and phone calls in real-time mimicking the controlling, abusive behaviors teens might face in their relationships.
WC Staff member Gretchen blogs about how weight-loss ads affect her son’s view of women’s bodies.
About-Face means a reversal of direction, attitude, or point of view. We equip women & girls with tools to understand & resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem & body image.
Of Jane Austen, the Bennet Sisters... and VAWA? -
A sobbing and self-abusive young woman named Lydia Bennet is speaking to her older sister Lizzie on the latter’s YouTube Vlog. They have just learned that Lydia’s so-called boyfriend, George Wickham, has set-up a website and is staging a countdown to the worldwide release of what Lydia thought was a private sex tape of her. “I thought he loved me,” Lydia cries in her sister’s arms.
The scene is featured in the 87th episode of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, the sensationally popular YouTube series and transmedia phenomenon created by Hank Green and Bernie Su, based on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
Speak Up About Rape? Get Expelled. -
“University of North Carolina (UNC) sophomore Landen Gambill may be kicked outof school for speaking to the press about her rape.
Gambill was one of five women (including the former assistant dean of students) who filed acomplaint against the university in January calling for an investigation into what they described as a hostile environment for students reporting sexual assault.”
Come make the pledge as ONE STUDENT…
April 2nd - South Mall, Webb Center, 12:30 - 1:30
April 9th - North Mall, Webb Center, 12:30 - 1:30
April 16th - South Mall, Webb Center, 12:30 - 1:30
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Join us for a Film Screening and Panel Discussion with Byron Hurt, filmmaker, Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes.
ODU Women’s Center presents:
March 27, 2013