Preventing Sexual Violence
- Do Not Have Sex With Someone Against His/Her Will.
- Respect the fact that each person has the right to consent, no matter
where he/she is, how he/she is dressed, what he/she is doing. Also realize
that a person has the right to withdraw consent at any time.
- Realize that No means No. Listen to and respect what your partner says.
Do not act based on assumptions. If you are not sure, do not have sex with
- Understand that the use of alcohol and other drugs may impair a
person's ability to give consent. It can also impair your ability to
accurately "read signals" and assess the intentions of your partner.
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