Teen girls and young women often feel that they cannot say “No” to their boyfriends. Sexual Safety knowledge and boundary-setting skills can help to protect them.
Category: Teen Safety
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We at Kidpower are deeply saddened at the brutal sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl who was gang-raped in Richmond, California, while over 20 other teens and adults nearby did nothing to get help. Some even laughed and called others over to watch. The girl had left her high school homecoming dance to walk across [...]
Peer pressure is one of the main reasons why young people start smoking, in spite of all the education they’ve received about how dangerous smoking is for your body and for the people around you. As a result, more and more experts are recommending that refusal skills specific to being pressured to smoke be taught [...]