November 6, 1998 marks the 20-year anniversary of the most horrific mass murder in Canadian history. Fourteen young women were brutally gunned down at the University of Montreal. The killer, who later turned the gun on himself, was seeking revenge on innocent women — any women that happened to be in his path on that […]
Category: Personal Safety
Travel Safety Tips: Ideas for planning and enjoying trips so the risk of assault, injury, or other emergency is reduced
Bring personal safety with you on all your travels, be they short or long! Leaving your daily life to journey to a new place can be a terrific, freeing experience. You can learn a lot, meet interesting people, rejoice in beauty, have great fun, and create lasting memories. At the same time, nothing wrecks the […]
Most domestic violence, date rape, and other relationship assaults can be prevented or stopped through knowing and using relationship safety strategies and skills. Although they will not work all the time, these skills can help people avoid getting into a destructive relationship, make the best of a bad situation, preserve their sense of self-worth, and keep looking for a way to get help.
The essentials of teaching people to be safe with people are like breathing – important to the well-being of a human being regardless of culture. The Kidpower Method for staying culturally appropriate while teaching personal safety skills means that we LISTEN, RESPECT, and ADAPT to meet people where they are.