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Volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a peer advocate for OUSAP, please click here.

 

Being a peer advocate requires a yearlong commitment and an application/interview process. If you are interested in more short-term volunteering, please contact us at 740-597-SAFE (7233) or survivor.advocacy@ohio.edu

 

We are always interested in working with people who share our dedication and commitment to raising awareness about sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.

 

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

 

The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and Gender Violence

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About

Rape, sexual assault and gender violence are often thought of as exclusively women's issues. While being part of the problem men play in a role in sexual assault and are integral components to preventing violence against women.

 

During Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, male participants will be walking a mile on campus in women's shoes to raise awareness about the role men play in preventing sexual assault. Female volunteers can participate as sideline support. 

 

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is a Program through the Ohio University Women’s Center.

 

When

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes occurs every year in the fall. Stay tuned for updates about the date and time of the 2013-2014 walk!

 

For more information about this event, please click here.

 

 Take Back the Night

 

Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence.

 

About

Take Back the Night is a nationwide movement working towards combating sexual assault and domestic violence by raising awareness and supporting survivors.

 

Take Back the Night is a program through the Women’s Affairs Commission on Student Senate.

 

When

Take Back the Night occurs every spring for one week. Stay tuned for updates about the 2013-2014 Take Back the Night Week!

 

 

Additional Campus Organizations

 

If you are interested in becoming involved in other programs focused on social justice issues such as sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking, you might want to check out the following OU organizations/departments:

 

Feminist Equality Movement

Seeks to participate in various events on campus that are relevant to women's issues and LGBT issues; seeks to promote a non-discriminatory atmosphere on campus, along with using activism as a way to educate people about feminism.

 

POWER/Gamma

POWER/GAMMA is a student group of peer educators that instructs on multiple critical health issues.


The Women’s Center

Works to promote awareness, education, and advocacy about women, gender, and diversity, among faculty, staff, and students at Ohio University and its surrounding communities.

 

 

If you are an OU organization that focuses on issues surrounding sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, or stalking contact us and we will add you to our list. OUSAP is dedicated to furthering student involvement and awareness on sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. We are also interested in collaborating with other organizations, so if you would like to work with us please let us know.  

"This project was supported by Grant No. 2009-WA-AX-0003 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/ exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women."