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Editorial—Slut Walk is for everyone who wants to end victim blaming

Editorial—Slut Walk is for everyone who wants to end victim blaming

North Wind Staff September 9, 2021
A movement which was begun after a Toronto police officer told young women they “should avoid dressing like sluts” to prevent sexual assault, the Slut Walk continues to be relevant in 2021.
Stigma around rape harms victims further

Stigma around rape harms victims further

Adrian Lucas April 17, 2019

In 2016, I was raped on NMU’s campus, but it wasn’t until I reported my assault and was on the stand that I fully understood how the stigma of rape deters victims from reporting. Rape survivors...

Photo courtesy of The Health Promotion Society: Sophomore psychology major Jailin Kaiser stands with a whiteboard last semester to garner support for people affected by sexual harassment.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, part two of a three-part series: ‘It’s On Us’ campaign brings back Week of Action to NMU

Winter Keefer October 19, 2017

Events aimed toward raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses will be held in Jamrich Hall throughout next week during the Health Promotion Society’s Week of Action. This is the second...

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