Domestic Violence Awareness… Enough is Enough!

Domestic violence continues to be a widespread issue that must end! Domestic violence is defined as “a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship.” Many people think of the physical side of domestic abuse, but emotional and verbal abuse are both domestic violence. As a result, the physical …

Campus Safety – Back to School & Back to Safety

  Students need better access to resources to improve campus safety! Campus safety is an issue that people of all genders and ages on campus should consider. Many college students recently started classes. Returning to classes means that students have to consider their safety once again. Because campus safety is an issue that affects everyone, campuses everywhere should place more importance …

Child Slavery and Labor… How It Affects Girls

Child Slavery is an ongoing issue that must be stopped! What comes to mind when you think of slavery? For many of us, it seems like a dated concept. Many don’t think slavery exists. It does, and child slavery is a widespread issue, especially for girls. What are some examples of child slavery? Children used for profit in industries such as …

The Giant Problem of Sexual Assault in the Military

Sexual assault is a looming problem in the military and needs to be addressed! What are the first words that come to mind when you think of the military? Brave, patriotic, and honorable are all words that come to mind. Especially in military supportive countries like the United States. Two words that don’t often come to mind are sexual assault. …

Revenge Porn and Social Media

It’s necessary that revenge porn is taken more seriously and not encouraged on social media! What comes to mind when you hear the term revenge porn? The definition is: “Revealing or sexually explicit images or videos of a person posted on the Internet, typically by a former sexual partner, without the consent of the subject and in order to cause them distress …

Campus Safety: A discussion at Georgia State University

Campus Safety is an issue on every college campus. We must discuss it more! On Monday, June 19th, I held a discussion at Georgia State University on campus safety. The discussion group included students from all ages. There were recent high school graduates all the way up to graduates of a masters program. The discussion started off with a video introduction …

Menstruation Taxes: The Cost of Periods is Too High

Menstruation taxes must end to achieve equality! For most women and girls, periods come every month. We don’t have the choice to have or not to have them. Periods aren’t optional, however some still deem sanitary products as a luxury. Periods are costly. We pay more than what’s fair for a necessity item. Women and girls around the world are subject to …