Bystander intervention is about preventing and de-escalating potentially violent incidents. It is the willingness to take action and help someone in time of need.
When: before a person has acquired risk factors for perpetrating or before abuse has occurred
Focus on: Individuals, Communities, Organizations, Systems or Social Norms
According to the NSRV, 1 out of 4 women on all college campuses across the US will be victims of Dating/Intimate Partner Violence.
Dating and Intimate Partner Violence can take the form of: