The Hidden Curriculum of Campus Rape Prevention Education

With the new federal mandate that all colleges and universities receiving federal funds provide all new students and employees rape prevention education it’s critical that we examine what counts as “prevention” and ask why self-defense training is absent from the concept of prevention.  This short video makes the argument that excluding self-defense results in a HIDDEN CURRICULUM we must challenge.


4 responses

  1. Kristin Anderson | Reply

    I especially liked the use of barbies and the clear diction of the narrator in this highly effective video. I am sending it to my university’s Title IX coordinator now.

    1. Martha McCaughey | Reply

      Thank you, Kristin. Let us know what the Title IX coordinator thinks!

  2. […] as we have been saying, the CDC’s public health approach to preventing sexual assault on college campuses insists […]

  3. […] women’s practice of verbal and physical self-defense is.  (We have written about this here, here, here, and […]

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