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  1. 1. Juliette Grimmett, MPH Assistant Director NCSU Women’s Center Interpersonal Violence Services November 15, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome & Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Half the Sky </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at the US </li></ul><ul><li>Sexist Language </li></ul><ul><li>Bystander 101 </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Ask Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Be Engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Confidentiality </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of yourself </li></ul><ul><li>“ I” Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Respect Differences </li></ul><ul><li>Step Forward, Step Back </li></ul><ul><li>Pauses </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun </li></ul>
  4. 4. What issues were discussed in this book?
  5. 6. <ul><li>The United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, defines trafficking in persons as: </li></ul><ul><li>The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of threat or the use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern-day slavery </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act, in which the commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the victim induced to perform such an act has not attained 18 years of age. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Makes $9.5 Billion annually </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd most profitable business for organized crime (after drugs and weapons) </li></ul><ul><li>Average $90 </li></ul><ul><li>2 million people worldwide drafted into slavery via HT </li></ul><ul><li>80% females </li></ul><ul><li>70% into ST </li></ul><ul><li>50% minors </li></ul>
  8. 9. What feelings do you have?
  9. 11. What do you want to do about it?
  10. 13. Let’s take a look at what’s happening in the US…
  11. 14. <ul><li>14,500-17,500 in US – does not include within US </li></ul><ul><li>NC ranked in the top 8 most common sites for HT </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>US, S. Africa, Australia, #1 </li></ul><ul><li>Of all US women killed, 1/3 by husband or boyfriend </li></ul><ul><li>Leading cause of death for pregnant women – murder by partner </li></ul><ul><li>In Iraq, US women serving are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire </li></ul><ul><li>School shootings, Amish community, PA gym, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>1 Million women raped in the US in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>500+ raped or attempted on our campus alone </li></ul><ul><li>1/3 of all campus couples have experienced at least one incidence of physical dating violence </li></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>1 in 3 girls and 1 in 5 boys are sexually abused as children </li></ul><ul><li>Most common age for SV is 12-17 - known </li></ul><ul><li>67% experience before coming to college </li></ul><ul><li>The average age a boy first perpetrates rape is 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Risk factors for perpetration: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Association with sexually aggressive and delinquent peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hostility towards women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hypermasculinity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General tolerance of sexual violence within the community </li></ul></ul>
  14. 17. So why aren’t we outraged?
  15. 18. Gender Box Activity
  16. 19. Act Like a Lady
  17. 20. Act Like a Man
  18. 21. So, how do we make a change right now ?
  19. 22. What is a bystander? <ul><ul><li>Someone who sees or hears something that either directly or indirectly could lead to an act of IPV </li></ul></ul>
  20. 23. Class Activity
  21. 24. It’s free time in class and your students are pretending to be in an airplane. You overhear one of the girls saying she wants to be a co-pilot with one of the boys. Then you hear one of the boys say “only boys are pilots, girls have to be flight attendants.” Airplane Scenario
  22. 25. Activity <ul><li>How does this scenario contribute to a rape culture? </li></ul><ul><li>Come up with 3 different ways in which you would intervene and/or respond to this scenario. </li></ul>
  23. 26. While teaching class, several of the boys continually raise their hands to participate. While it is good that they are participating, you notice that if you call on one of the girls to respond, any time a girl speaks, one of the boys talks over her. Talking in Class Scenario
  24. 27. Activity <ul><li>How does this scenario contribute to a rape culture? </li></ul><ul><li>Come up with 3 different ways in which you would intervene and/or respond to this scenario. </li></ul>
  25. 28. <ul><li>Cultural factors and the environment LITERALLY can stop rape. </li></ul><ul><li>Someone doesn’t just start raping at 13 for no reason – something has gotten them there. </li></ul><ul><li>Important not just for issues of sexism, but ALL forms of oppression, i.e. homophobia, racism, and ablism. </li></ul>
  26. 29. <ul><li>Factors that increase a bystanders willingness to intervene </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bystander is able to recognize that there is a problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They are directly asked to intervene </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The perceived costs are lower than the perceived benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They have role models that use this method and the social pressure is encouraging them to intervene </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They feel confident in their skills to intervene </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diffusion of responsibility – in other words the less people there are the more likely they can be to intervene – studies show that the more bystanders, the slower one is to act because they think someone else will intervene. </li></ul></ul>
  27. 30. <ul><li>Speak Up! Intervene </li></ul><ul><li>Join a student organization like The Movement or Men Against Rape & Sexism </li></ul><ul><li>Take sexist language and jokes seriously </li></ul><ul><li>It IS your business </li></ul><ul><li>WC Hotline Training </li></ul><ul><li>Hold perpetrators accountable </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to family/friends about these issues </li></ul><ul><li>Train your students to be bystander </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook - Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to/teach your students about sexism and other forms of oppression </li></ul>
  28. 31. <ul><li>Women’s Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anonymous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confidential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crisis/options counseling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Court/hospital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9-5pm Monday-Friday </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Counseling Center </li></ul><ul><li>GLBT Center </li></ul><ul><li>Office of Student Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>University Police </li></ul><ul><li>Office for Equal Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Interact of Wake County </li></ul>
  29. 32. Thank you! Questions?

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