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Tips on How to Stay Safe

Risk Reduction strategies may be helpful in some situations, however it may not prevent all assaults. Remember that even if protective measures are taken, violence may still occur. If violence does occur, know that it is not your fault – no matter what happens or what the situation is, the person at fault is the person who chooses to use violence

These suggestions may help you reduce the risk of experiencing a non-consensual sexual act.

If you find yourself in the position of being the initiator of sexual behavior, you owe respect to yourself and your potential partner. These suggestions may help you to reduce your risk for being accused of sexual misconduct.