Sexual Assault The Ultimate Teen Guide
Written by Olivia Ghafoerkhan
Part of the It Happened to Me Series
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Sexual Assault The Ultimate Teen Guide by Olivia GhafoerkhanSexual Assault: The Ultimate Teen Guide offers teens strategies, tool, and resources to help young adults cope with this horrific experience. After looking at the various ways in which sexual violence can be perpetrated, the author discusses myths many teens believe about the subject and outlines ways in which young adults can get the help they need.
, driving home the point that, in the majority of sexual assault cases, the perpetrator is someone the victim knows. A wealth of deeply moving first-person accounts brings home the repercussions of unwanted sexual contact. While mustering a staggering array of statistics, the author keeps the focus personal (the prevailing voice is second person) and restorative as well as preventative. Healing
't alway possible in the traditional sense,'
, 'which is why many professionals use the word recovery.
'Activism': 'I call it from pain to purpose,'
's price precludes slipping a copy into every last high school locker-though statistically, 'one out of every six U.S. women'
-but it certainly deserves a place in every school library. Booklist, Starred Review This important teen guide performs two crucial functions: educating teens on numerous myths associated with sexual assault, and showing teens how to help both themselves and their friends. Given that teens are, according to the author, more likely to confide about these assaults to their friends rather than to an adult, Sexual Assault: The Ultimate Teen Guide provides essential guidance for the all-too-many teens who have to confront these issues... This essential resource is thought-provoking and humbling, and it is ideal for teen allies-including parents, educators, and mentors-who want to understand how they can help. Foreword Reviews
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield
15th December 2016
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