What is victim-blaming?

What is victim-blaming?

With many spotlights in the news about sexual assault and domestic violence survivors, there arises victim-blaming, and most people have heard of it. But what is it exactly? And, why does it matter?   “Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime. 1...
Situations to Intervene

Situations to Intervene

Deciding to take action in situations is not easy, and we often have the thought, “it’s not my problem” but even if it isn’t directly your problem a person is being hurt by another person and that is a problem. Bystander intervention is not about getting in a...
How-To: Support a Survivor of Abuse

How-To: Support a Survivor of Abuse

In order to be an effective bystander, it is very important to understand how to provide support to a survivor of abuse. If given proper support, the survivor will have an easier time coming forward to report the abuse. Not giving proper support can be dangerous...
What is Bystander Intervention?

What is Bystander Intervention?

Bystander Intervention is a philosophy and strategy for prevention of various types of violence. The types of violence includes; bullying, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.   Bystander Intervention is an active role in the community...