RCASA Volunteer Corner

In Prevention, Sexual Assault Awareness, Volunteer on October 30, 2011 at 6:00 am

Have you read some of the so-called ‘Sexual Assault Prevention Tips’ that are out there?


  • Don’t drink too much
  • Don’t dress revealingly
  • Don’t go out alone
  • Take a self-defense class
  • Don’t talk to strangers
  • Carry your keys as a weapon
  • Check the backseat of your car before you get in
  • Don’t let your car breakdown on the side of the road

Forget all of that, IT IS CRAP.

Yup.  Crap.  They are all deeply offensive, misogynistic, and perpetuate myths about the reality of sexual assault.

I like the way Feminally turned that on its head, THIS is how to prevent Sexual assault:


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