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June 27, 2019

Bought and Sold: How One Woman Survived Human Trafficking

Lee* met her trafficker when she was just 18 years old. He was 28. She told him she wanted to get into the escorting business. In […]
June 7, 2019

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

A domestic violence restraining order is a court order that helps protect people from abuse or threats of abuse from someone they have a close relationship […]
May 31, 2019

The Dangers of Strangulation

At The Hotline, we often speak with people who don’t think they are being abused because they aren’t being hit, aren’t being hit with a closed […]
May 1, 2019

Warning Signs for College-Age Adults

Whether you are a parent, professor, administrator, student, coworker, or friend—you can make a difference in someone’s life by noticing the warning signs of sexual assault […]
January 18, 2019

I’ve Talked With Teenage Boys About Sexual Assault for 20 Years. This Is What They Still Don’t Know

By: LAURIE HALSE ANDERSON  on Time I started visiting schools two decades ago. It was after the publication of my novel, Speak, which tells the story of a […]
January 11, 2019

Stalking Awareness

Did you know that the average duration of a stalking case is two years and that at least 1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 […]
December 7, 2018

Tips On How To Be An Active Bystander

  Does being an #activebystander sound complicated? Not really sure how you should intervene in a situation? Just practice the 3 Ds of Bystander Intervention – Direct, Distract, […]
November 30, 2018

Sexual Assault and Teens

You can help your teen stay safe by giving the information and support he or she needs to make smart choices. Educate your teen about sexual […]
November 16, 2018

This Is What Abuse Looks Like

Spotting the signs, red flags and warning signals of abuse could save your life Sometimes the hardest part about getting help when you’re with an abuser […]