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Jean Nidetch Women's Center In The News
The college years are all about education and new life experiences. And that lack of life experience can make some students vulnerable to dating violence.
It can be a challenge in itself for a new mother to return to work or school. Finding a place where she can breastfeed or take a break to pump milk compounds the issue.
When a sexual assault occurs, survivors face an array of barriers in dealing with the aftermath.
It is no different for students who have to deal with the same psychological issues and logistical nightmares. That is why care advocates for the Jean Nidetch Women’s Center at UNLV exist.
Daniele Dreitzer from The Rape Crisis Center Las Vegas, Criminal justice professor Alexis Kennedy and women's center director Christina Hernandez discuss sexual assault on college campuses.
‘It’s on Us’
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday delivered an impassioned speech at UNLV denouncing sexual assault on college campuses, condemning a culture that subjects victims to being “raped by the system.”
Queer. Latina. Cowgirl.
These are just three ways you could describe Cristina Hernandez’s identity, which is as complex and interconnected as the students for whom she advocates at UNLV’s Jean Nidetch Women’s Center. In her own way, the Las Vegas native and Chaparral High School alum represents many of the seemingly juxtaposed identities that community leaders navigate in the social media age.