Jean Nidetch CARE Center News
The Jean Nidetch CARE Center is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all genders through programming, services, and advocacy for the UNLV community.
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For many trailblazing students and faculty, the first step in their success is making sure they feel they belong here.
The new director of the Jean Nidetch Women’s Center focuses on providing victims of domestic and sexual violence a path toward healing and resilience.
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A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
CARE Center In The News
Two Nevada universities are reporting an uptick of sexual, domestic, and dating violence over the past two years.
More UNLV students reported crimes of rape and sexual or domestic violence, and university officials attribute the sudden spike to a greater willingness of victims to report crimes.
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.