SAFER


"The more you know, the more protected you are. Awareness is your greatest ally."


Objectives

  • Increased awareness of the dangers abroad pertaining to gender violence.
  • Confidence in preventing and responding to such dangers
  • Feeling comfortable in having a conversation around the topic with others and yourself
  • What would you like to come away with today?
  • Take a moment to record your personal goals

SAFER General Tips


ALWAYS KNOW YOUR SURROUNDINGS

Acknowledge how locals are behaving and be aware. Also discover where your nearest medical resources are.


DEVELOP A SUPPORT NETWORK

Maintain communication with a cohort, faculty advisor, and support back home. Record contact information with the American Embassies.


REFLECT ON YOUR EXPECTATIONS

Acknowledge your wants, needs, and goals of a trip/outing. Share these expectations with someone in your support network and check in regularly.


DEVELOP A SAFETY PLANS

Arrange for transportation to and from outings, have contact information written down for local authorities, medical services, and someone in your support network at all times.

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