Domestic and Sexual Violence
Grade 9

Domestic Violence

My name is Tayania Taylor. I am from IDEA PCS and my issue is domestic violence. Imagine, your relationship with your mother stopped because of a man. A man that physically abused your mother right in front of you and still deals with her abuser because he got better. No one ever thinks about the […]

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Domestic and Sexual Violence
Grade 8

Domestic Violence

It was a nice night; very dark outside and a very beautiful sky filled with stars. But inside the walls of one house things weren’t as nice as they seemed. SLAP, every second, SLAP was heard, and sadly she was already used to this type of behavior. Domestic violence is a problem and the number […]

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Domestic and Sexual Violence
Grade 8

Sexism and Sexual Assault

When you look at the news or social media, do you ever see reports on women or young ladies being kidnapped or even being sexually harassed, to the point where they can be raped? Being a witness to harassment on social media has made me feel awful and disgusted, it’s not something you joke about. […]

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Domestic and Sexual Violence
Grade 8

Sexual Assault

Imagine that you’re on your way home from work. You hop on the Metro and take your seat. Not long after, you see this man start harassing a woman next to him. It continues for a long time until he sexually assaults her. What do you do? Would you help the woman or stay seated […]

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Domestic and Sexual Violence
Grade 8

Sexism and Sexual Assault

In this world, women go through a lot especially when it comes to sexual assault and harassment.  People fear having their daughter or any female loved one go out by themselves because of what’s going on in the world when it comes to women, they also go through other stuff like being stereotyped. Women are […]

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Domestic and Sexual Violence
Grade 10

Ending Sexual Violence

Hello, my name is Kiera Lyles and I am in 9th grade at Cesar Chavez Parkside High School. Did you know that over 400,000 women and girls are victims of rape and sexual assault each year in the United States? I want to live in a world where women and girls are not getting sexually […]

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Domestic and Sexual Violence
Grade 7

The Problem of Domestic Violence

Greetings, my name is Brizel Martinez Cruz and today we will be addressing domestic violence against women. Imagine your husband entering your home immediately abusing you and, if your children dare to interfere, they get abused as well. This is what my grandma faced almost all her life. My grandma faced this situation because of […]

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