Sexual Assault

An exit strategy is anything that can remove you from an uncomfortable or even dangerous situation.

tips to keep in mind if you ever find yourself in this type of situation

– Fake getting a text and say an emergency is calling you away.
– Signal a friend and have he (she) say you need to go to the bathroom with him (her).
– Before you go out have a plan with your friends, maybe a signal that will let them know if you need to be rescued from an uncomfortable situation. I can be something as simple as tapping your watch 3 times.
– Sometimes just saying you’re not interested is the best response.

the red zone

The RED ZONE, a 6-week time frame in the beginning of the Fall semester, is marked by an especially high incidence of sexual assaults on college campuses across the country. The first month and a half of college is the time when freshmen women are most likely to be raped or experience attempted rape. 

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