Street Harassment, has this happened to you? It has happened to me. One day I was walking in the Fan area, heading toward Carytown. A male riding a bike comes up alongside me. He starts making sexually suggestive comments to me. I try to ignore him and keep walking. He asks me for a date.
Hold a candlelight vigil to honor victims killed following stalking. There is a link between stalking behavior and increased risk of death. The Stalking Resource Center released statistics that identify 76% of intimate partner femicide victims have been stalked by their intimate partner. 67% had been physically abused by their intimate partner. 89% of
Donate Stalking Education and Prevention Curriculum Programs to local schools, churches, rape crisis and domestic violence centers.
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention – Second Step: A Violence Prevention Program
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention – Violence Prevention Curriculum for Adolescents
Peace Over Violence – In Touch with Teens
Attend local events to show support for stalking awareness and community programs in your area. Below is a list from Office of Victims of crime. Have an event to promote? Submit it to their website. Stalking Events Around the Country
Subscribe to local blogs or journals to get regular information on stalking and interpersonal violence in your community. The Source: Stalking in the News OVW Blog SafetyWeb – a site about cyber stalking In Virginia: Joining the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance provides you with a subscription to their journal: Revolution