If we’ve learned one thing at Her Campus, it’s that college is an important time for personal discovery and navigating the world of sexuality. But with the excitement, it’s crucial to get educated about sexual assault and how we can foster a healthy culture of consent on campus and off.
Reproductive and Sexual Health
Content warning: Sexual assault
To teens, young love can feel all-encompassing. The emotional rush and validation that many experience from a first love can be exciting, but sometimes, it can turn into codependency. When relationships go from healthy to codependent, abusive behavior can follow.
Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the Loveisrespect.org blog. The original post date was April 5, 2016. Read the original post.
Content warning: Abuse (physical, emotional, sexual), rape, sexual assault
Content warning: Rape and sexual assault
"She's totally asking for it. Look at what she's wearing — a sexy, red dress."
Note: In October 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approved use of the HPV vaccine. The HPV vaccine is now approved for people ages 9 through 45. Learn more about HPV.
April is Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Awareness Month, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the HHS Office on Women's Health are teaming up to raise awareness and start the conversation around STIs among women.