Females Veterans, Victims of Sexual Assault During Service

An unsettling article recently published on the BBC News Magazine website overviews the various spheres of torment females who serve in the armed forces risk experiencing – including sexual assault. Military sexual trauma, MST, includes sexual harassment and sexual assault. It is called ‘Rape by Rank’ because often perpetrators are victims’ colleagues, fellow soldier in

News story to check out: Latinos Decry ‘Secure Communities’ In D.C.

This story caught my attention yesterday while listening to the morning news. A current issue in Washington, D.C. is one we are likely to face in different cities nationwide. As the federal government takes action against illegal immigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) works with local law enforcement agencies to use arrest records to check

UW Madison PAVE Staff

Check Out the Great Work at UW Madison PAVE!

PAVE’s Founding Chapter at UW Madison is really shaking things up! Read the following articles about their great work: Help Exists for Domestic Abuse Victims UW Madison PAVE Teaches abuse survivors how to get the help they need. PAVE Action against A new bill promoting abstinence education in Wisconsin Way to Shatter the Silence UW

Importance of Bystander Intervention for Those at Risk of committing Sexual Violence Themselves

‘Sexual violence victimization of Women: Prevalence, Characteristics, and the Role of Public Health and Prevention’ is another great article in the September/October 2011 issue of American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. As a follow up to my most recent post, a response to ‘Violence and Men’s Health: Understanding the Etiological Underpinnings of Men’s Experiences With Interpersonal

Boys and Men Healing

Boys and Men Healing from Sexual Abuse

Studies show that 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18 (CDC). Many men suffer in silence due to a perceived threat to masculinity, shame, and a severe lack of support for male victims of sexual abuse. PAVE is forging relationships with the groups Male Survivor, 1in6, The Guys Project

Safe Campus, Strong Voices Campaign

  UPDATE: Please continue to check back, The Safe Campus Strong Voices Campaign is ongoing. We are gearing up for new programs and projects – we will post them here as soon as they are ready for you to implement on your camps!   GET INVOLVED Email: Campus@ShatteringTheSilence.org www.ShatteringTheSilence.org http://www.facebook.com/groups/SCSVCampaign/ Security on Campus (SOC) and

Arts for Awareness

PAVE is hosting a series of Arts for Awareness events across the country including New York, Virginia, and Texas. Combining artists, musicians, advocates and poets, these events can bring a sense of community and empowerment when shattering the silence of sexual violence. PAVE features creative events to engage people in dialogue on the issue of

National Walk to Shatter the Silence of Sexual Violence

Join PAVE for its inaugural National Walk and day of solidarity. This empowering conclusion to Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) can take place on Saturday, April 30, 2011 or in conjunction with another walk you already have planned for SAAM! Help to build the movement to shatter the silence of sexual violence! PAVE will provide

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