Like most women and some men, I am a veteran of street harassment. About 40 years ago, I was in my twenties traveling through Europe on my own, wearing a tie-dyed tee shirt and ragged blue jeans, treating the whole world as my friend. Although I mostly had a wonderful time, my trust was dampened [...]
Category: Violence Prevention
The senseless school shootings in the news bring up heart-breaking reminders of other outbursts of tragic violence. Kidpower answers key questions in response about how to handle the emotional turmoil after these kinds of violent events.
Traducción: María Gisella Gámez Los sucesos de tiroteos en las escuelas dejan a padres e hijos con un sentimiento de terrible estupor y miedo. Luego de la masacre en la escuela de Columbine, una niña de 6 años me preguntó en un taller: “Y qué pasa si alguien entra en nuestra escuela y comienza a [...]
At any stage of life, changing where you are, whom you are with, and what you are doing can bring wonderful adventures – and these changes can also make you more vulnerable to having problems. As a college student, you are statistically more likely to be vulnerable to having problems during the first few weeks of your first year at college, so this is a time to proceed with extra caution.