Clothesline Project Helps Heal Survivors of Interpersonal Violence through Art
During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the emotionally moving Clothesline Project raises awareness about sexual violence. Each of NC State's Campus Community Centers has dedicated space for the project, which features the work of survivors of interpersonal violence who share their experience through art.
January is Stalking Awareness Month
January is Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking involves any kind of repeated unwanted contact that causes a reasonable person fear. While stalking is one of the least publicly discussed forms of interpersonal violence, it disproportionately affects college students.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events to Examine Serious Issues
October marks the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Some may wonder why it’s important that NC State recognize this month, may assume that domestic violence is just a women’s problem or may have never taken a moment to stop and think about the breadth and depth of the issue.
Women's Center Launches Sexual Assault Helpline
In partnership with the Counseling Center, the Women’s Center has launched the Sexual Assault Helpline (919-515-4444), which replaces the former Relationship and Sexual Violence (RSVP) Line as NC State's main crisis intervention phone line for students dealing with sexual or relationship violence and stalking.
Women’s Center’s Slutwalk Event Garners Support and Attendees
On October 1, 2015, approximately 250 NC State students united to protest victim blaming and slut shaming at the university's first ever large-scale SlutWalk. SlutWalk: A Walk to End Victim Blaming was organized by The Movement Peer Educators, a student organization composed of trained peer educators who facilitate workshops on issues of gender equity and social justice.