By David Lee on January 8, 2018 · tagged as ,

Start prevention efforts early to stop stalking: January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Round black with white writing saying January is National Stalking Awareness Month VIctimsOfCrime.org/NSAMAs January marks National Stalking Awareness Month, it is important to focus on how we can prevent stalking in the first place. One in six women and 1 in 19 men have experienced stalking in their lifetimes (according to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey). Many people experience stalking related to intimate partner violence and sexual assault.

The National Stalking Resource Center provides resources and the CDC recommends teaching adolescents healthy relationship skills.

What do you do toward preventing stalking?

 

David Lee

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David S. Lee, MPH, is the Director of Prevention Services at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault where he provides training and technical assistance on prevention. David manages the national project PreventConnect, an online community of violence against women prevention practitioners, funders, researchers and activists. For over 27 years David has worked in efforts to end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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