July 2022: Sexualized Violence

Why is it so important to talk about sexualized violence and what is society's view of it? What help is available and how do I act when someone tells me about experiences of violence? July will provide an introduction to the topic of sexualized violence.

In the Park at Night

Inhaltswarnung: Vergewaltigung Seit ich Jugendliche bin, weiß ich, dass vergewaltigt zu werden das Schlimmste ist, was einem passieren kann. Es ist der Grund warum mir dunkle Straßen Angst machen und warum mir meine Eltern nie erlaubt haben, nachts alleine nach Hause zu gehen. Zwar gibt es Tricks wie telefonieren, Schlüssel in der Hand, Trillerpfeife und …

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Dos und Don’ts wenn jemand sexualisierte Gewalt erfahren hat

So many people have experienced sexualized violence that we should be considerate of this in any conversation. Insensitive handling can bring up traumatic memories or trigger panic attacks, flashbacks, dissociations, self-harming behavior or suicidal crises in the context of post-traumatic stress disorder. If an affected person tells you about their experience with sexualized violence, we have listed a few Do's and Don'ts here. These should ...

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Help and assistance in the event of sexualized violence

Sexualized violence can occur anywhere: in public spaces, school/university/work or in the private sphere. It can mean: You are touched without consent You are called sayings or insults Someone takes unasked pictures of you or stares at you. Someone masturbates in front of you without consent You are shown naked body parts without consent, or pictures ...

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