Rape Prevention Tips
 
Tips for Women
 
  • Say "No" firmly instead of using phrases such as "I don't think so."  A firm statement is more believable. 
  • Be clear, honest, and consistent in your sexual desires and limits. 
  • Avoid excuses; this is a passive response. 
  • Be. Repetitive.  Repeating "No: may be necessary for the other person to accept and believe it. 
  • Remember that alcohol and drugs will impair your judgment and your ability to act responsibly.
 
Tips for Men
 
  • Understand that forced sex is never acceptable; it is rape. 
  • Accept "No" as "No". Don't read other meanings into the word. 
  • Be responsible for your own sexual limitations and actions. 
  • Exert peer pressure on your friends so they understand that forcing sex does no make you a man. 
  • Remember that alcohol and drugs will impair your judgment and your ability to act responsibly. 
  • Remember that spending a lot of money, dating for a long time, or previous sexual intercourse, does not obligate your partner to sexual intercourse.