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Gender Violence Awareness and Prevention Events

 

Fall 2017 Events:

"What is a Rape Kit?" Tuesday, September 5th at 4:10 pm in University Center 306

Presented by Lehigh Valley Hospital SAFE Nurses

If you are a fan of major crime dramas like Law and Order: SVU you may have wondered what a rape kit is. One of the specially trained SAFE nurses from Lehigh Valley Hospital will share an actual forensic evidence exam kit and all the steps involved.

"Alcohol and Sexual Consent" Thursday, September 14th at 4:10 pm in University Center B025

Presented by Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley

This program examines the myths and facts surrounding alcohol and sexual consent. Students will also learn about date-rape drugs and their effects, risk-reduction strategies, and bystander intervention.

"Ask A Sexpert" Wednesday, Septmeber 27th at 4:10 pm in University Center B025

As a new student, do you have a question about sex, dating, or healthy relationships in college? Then come to “Ask a Sexpert!” Sexperts Dr. Brooke Desipio, head of the Office of Gender Violence Education and Support, and Erinn Ball, Graduate Assistant of the GVES office, as well as members of Break the Silence Peer Educators, will be there to answer any and all of your questions. No questions are off limits and we’ve heard it all!

"Birth Control 101" Monday, October 2nd at 4:10 pm in University Center 409

Presented by Allentown Women's Center

Join the Allentown Women's Center for a conversation about the plethora of contraceptive options at your fingertips. IUDs! Pills! Condoms! Implants! Rings! Patches! And more! Everything you need for a healthy and safe sex life.

"Ending Rape Culture" Monday October 9th 4:10 pm in University Center B025

Presented by Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley

This program takes a closer look at societal norms around sexual violence. Students will examine advertisements and discuss how the images aid in the objectification of women. The program will then go into a discussion of victim blaming and common myths around sexual violence. Bystander intervention will also be discussed so students leave knowing exactly what they can do to help end rape culture.

"Relationships" Wednesday, October 18th 4:10 pm in Maginnes Hall 101

Presented by Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley

"Ask A Sexpert" Thursday, November 2nd at 12:10 pm

As a new student, do you have a question about sex, dating, or healthy relationships in college? Then come to “Ask a Sexpert!” Sexperts Dr. Brooke Desipio, head of the Office of Gender Violence Education and Support, and Erinn Ball, Graduate Assistant of the GVES office, as well as members of Break the Silence Peer Educators, will be there to answer any and all of your questions. No questions are off limits and we’ve heard it all!

 

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