Amy Roh

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Could This Save You From Getting Roofied?

<b>Update:</b> The sly foxes over at Jezebel did some digging, and found some evidence that even thought we don't know too much about it yet, this polish …

Apps Aim to Prevent Sexual Assault, Rape on Campus

A slew of new apps aim to prevent assault and rape on college campuses, under the assumption that students are never too far from their …

For women and girls in the Sahel, collecting water in the 110º heat is an exhausting task. Together, we can fund clean water in the Sahel and give them something as simple as time to relax. You can help by starting your own fundraising #SeptemberCampaign at charitywater.org. [link in our profile] Photo: @jeremysnell

When clean water flows from a tap, fewer kids get sick from dirty wells. Start your own custom fundraising #SeptemberCampaign. Together, we can bring clean water to families in the Sahel. Get started by visiting charitywater.org [link is in our profile] Photo by @jeremysnell

Imagine if you didn't have a kitchen tap in your house. Or even down the street. Imagine walking for four hours every day just to collect water. Women and girls in the Sahel region often do just that. We need your help to change things: charitywater.org [link in our profile] Photo: @jeremysnell

Women are Using Their Bras to Protest Sexism in Spain

In one of the more powerful recent displays of peaceful protest, citizens of Valladolid, Spain, descended upon city hall, bringing with them hundreds …

My Silent Battle With Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are not always visible. You may never know when somebody is fighting a silent battle.<p>In 2012, I first got diagnosed with depression …

Mental health stigma hasn't gone away

Stigma surrounding mental health comes in many forms, and it’s important to understand what the differences are<p>In the Observer last Sunday, Elizabeth Day wrote an article questioning whether there was still a stigma surrounding mental illness. Her reasoning was that because there has been an …

Beauty Brand 'Philosophy' Supports Mental Health With New Initiative

One brand of beauty products isn’t afraid to shed some light on the importance of internal well-being. In July, the skin care company philosophy announced that by January 2015, 1% of all sales across all products will go to community-based mental illness prevention and treatment organizations …

Rape Epidemic: Causes, Facilitators, Types, Epidemiology and Prevention of This Modern Disease

‘Knowledge is power’<p>MIDDLE EAST<p>World’s encyclopedic knowledge compacted in your hand<p>Although we are Homo sapiens as a species, we are not …

The Power Of The Peer Group In Preventing Campus Rape

Many forces can drive a male college student to commit sexual assault. But one of the most important may be the company he keeps.<p>A number of studies, on college campuses and elsewhere, have shown that having friends who support violence against women is a big risk factor for committing sexual …