Education, Prevention & Awareness
The Bay Area Women’s Center has an established, highly successful and well respected Prevention and Education Program which serves the community at large. Prevention information and presentations are delivered to schools, organizations and businesses.
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence:
One in three high school students have been or will be involved in an abusive relationship.
Approximately 38% of date rape victims were young women from 14 to 17 years of age.
One in four girls, one in six boys, will be the victim of sexual abuse or attempted sexual abuse by the time they are 18 years of age.