UHS Survivor Services can help you reclaim power and control after an act of sexual violence.
Have you ever been in a situation where you noticed something risky happening and you felt someone should do something? Did you act or intervene? Why or why not? In these situations, we are bystanders. A bystander is someone who observes a behavior that could lead to harm. They are not directly involved but have […]
Bystander Intervention is the idea that we all have a role to play in the prevention of violence in our community. A bystander is someone who witnesses a dangerous or harmful event and has the ability to help. Through training and practice, students can become empowered to interrupt and challenge harmful behaviors and attitudes that […]
The statistics are all too familiar: One in five women and one in 16 men will be sexually assaulted before they graduate. Even if you do not experience sexual or relationship violence during your time at UW-Madison, it is likely that you will have a friend, classmate, or roommate who does. The support a survivor […]
Take the pledge and be an active bystander! You may have heard of It’s On Us, The White House’s national campaign against college sexual assault. It’s On Us is an awareness campaign anyone can join. You and your friends can make a change, big or small, to help create a safe campus environment free from […]
UW-Madison is joining the White House and universities around the country in a major campaign to address sexual assault on college campuses. We’re taking a stand against sexual assault—because It’s On Us to be a part of the solution. It’s On Us is an awareness campaign anyone can join. You and your friends can make […]
UW-Madison has joined the White House and universities around the country in a major campaign to better address sexual assault on college campuses The campaign, called It’s On Us, aims to fundamentally shift the way we think, talk about, and act around sexual assault, and inspire everyone to see it as their responsibility to do […]