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January 10, 2012
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Celebrating success to prevent street harassment
(11 mins) Holly Kearl, author and founder of Stop Street Harassment, talks about some highlights of her recent series of blogs on anti-street harassment successes in 2011. She also talks about the upcoming International Anti-Street Harassment Week, which will be held March 18-24, 2011.
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Amita Swadhin

Using theater to discuss child sexual abuse
(14 mins) Sara Zatz, Associate Director at Ping Chong & Company, and Amita Swadhin, the Project Coordinator for Secret Survivors, discuss Secret Survivors, an interview-based theater project by Ping Chong & Company, featuring adult survivors of child sexual abuse telling their personal stories on stage. Listen here>>

Hombres Unidos: primary prevention with migrant men
(9 mins) Adrian Velasquez, of Migrant Clinicians Network in Texas, describes Hombres Unidos contra la Violencia Familiar, a primary prevention of both sexual and intimate partner violence in the Hispanic migrant community. Drawing on a promotora model, Hombres Unidos has trained men to facilitate session with their peers. Listen here>>

Rape more common than smoking in the United States

Where Do You Stand?

Sexual violence is a pervasive public health problem in the United States. In December, the CDC released the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey. Throughout the country, headlines of local and national papers described that rape is more common than previously thought. Today an article published in on Significance Magazine's website compared these rates to those of smoking – 18.3% of women over 18 reported being sexual assaulted in their lifetime while 17.4% of women reported smoking. Read more>>

Save the Date: Feb 1st & 2nd, 2012
PreventConnect will host the web conference "Findings from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: Implications for Prevention." Details to come. Registration opens soon.
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