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HEART Women and Girls Workshop

HEART Women and Girls is an organization that promotes sexual health and sexual violence awareness in Muslim communities through health education, advocacy, research and training.

This workshop, titled “Breaking Taboos: Empowering Safe(r) Spaces for Sexual Violence Intervention and Prevention” will delve into areas of intersection related to sexual health and violence, including privilege, rape culture, and gender stereotypes. It will also introduce techniques to dismantle these using Islamic-based values and evidence-based practices around organizing safe spaces will be discussed. Additionally, this workshop will strive to empower participants to strategize a plan to create safe spaces within their own campus community. It will take place on Thursday, October 25th at 7pm in room 177 of Newcomb Hall.