The Conversation About Women in Crisis Still Needs Attention

Today there are more avenues to help women in crisis than there have ever been. Outreach programs and other resources are available because people finally recognized that there is a problem. Battered and abused women are no longer compelled to live in fear and confusion. Even though society has made great strides, the attitudes concerning … Continue reading The Conversation About Women in Crisis Still Needs Attention

The Argument for Educating Children About Sexuality

Sexuality can be a scary topic for parents and people alike. Even though sex dominates our lives at every turn, many people are still uncomfortable with discussing it and rightfully so. Society has spent centuries ingraining it into people that sex should be as private as possible; this mentality no longer coincides with the times. … Continue reading The Argument for Educating Children About Sexuality

Unsuspecting Danger at Boarding Schools

Boarding schools have long been revered as a optimal choice for children to receive the best education. Aside from behavioral boarding schools, these schools provide quality and maintain rigorous education standards. Students stay at these schools for extended periods of time and it does come at a hefty price tag. According to College Bound Network , … Continue reading Unsuspecting Danger at Boarding Schools

The End of Child Marriage is Gaining Traction

Marriage is thought to be a sacred union between two consenting adults. However, in most of the country, you don't necessarily have to be an adult. New Jersey recently became the second state (after Delaware) to ban marriage for people under the age of eighteen. Forty eight states still allow children to get married either on their own … Continue reading The End of Child Marriage is Gaining Traction

Silencing Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is among the most heinous and under-reported acts committed against another person. According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) the statistics surrounding these assaults are horrifying. Every 98 seconds, another person experiences sexual assault. Sexual Violence affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. While we're making progress- the number of assaults … Continue reading Silencing Sexual Assault