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What to Do If You See a Sexual Assault Taking Place

Sexual assault is a violent crime that affects thousands of people each year. According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), one person in the United States experiences sexual assault every 73 seconds. While the only person responsible for an assault is the perpetrator, bystander intervention can help prevent or
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Safety Tips for Women Traveling Alone

For women, traveling alone can be an exciting experience—but it can also be very risky. Women traveling without a partner may be vulnerable to sexual assault, theft, and other violent acts. Whether you plan to visit a new location or are going home to visit friends and family, it is important to
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What Are the 3 Types of Trauma?

Psychological trauma occurs after a person experiences an event that is extremely stressful, such as active combat, violent accidents, and incidents of sexual violence. While not everyone who experiences a stressful event will develop trauma, psychological damage is unfortunately common among survivors of sexual assault. There are several types of trauma a
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Can Social Media Affect My Sexual Assault Case?

If you have a pending court date, it is very important to watch what you post online. Prosecutors and defense attorneys use social media to establish character, affirm timelines, and present evidence to the courtroom. Social media can be detrimental to the victim and the perpetrator alike, so it is crucial to
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What Is the Screening Process for Uber Drivers?

Rideshare apps are a popular transportation option for millions of people around the world. Requesting a ride through a smartphone app is convenient and affordable—but it can also be a risky decision. Many passengers have reported their Uber drivers for violent and reckless behaviors, such as physical altercations, dangerous driving, and sexual
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House Passes Sami’s Law

In March 2019, a man posing as an Uber driver murdered college student Samantha Josephson in Columbia, South Carolina. Josephson, known as Sami to her friends and family, mistook another vehicle for her Uber after a night out with friends. Josephson’s murder was a wake-up call to many on the risks of
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How to Stay Safe in Social Situations

Social situations such as parties, bar events, or dates can be dangerous without proper precautions. Many sexual assault survivors suffer this act of violence while spending time with friends or acquaintances, unaware of certain red flags and dangerous behaviors. While sexual assault is never the fault of the survivor, there are important
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