Not On My Watch

Not On My Watch: A Bystander's Handbook for the Prevention of Sexual Violence

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Not On My Watch is a bystander training handbook to prevent sexual violence. It includes detailed information on consent, how to respond to inappropriate comments, specific strategies to intervene in bad situations, and what you can do if you suspect your friend is in an abusive relationship. This book is designed with college campus communities in mind, and strives to take a forward approach to encouraging bystanders to step forward to keep themselves and the people around them safe.

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Isabella Rotman is a cartoonist and illustrator from Maine living and drawing in Chicago. Her art is usually about the ocean, mermaids, crushing loneliness, people in the woods, or sex. She is author of the quirky and queer sexual health comic You're So Sexy When You Aren't Transmitting STI's (available as E-book to benefit Scarleteen) and Artist in Residence at 

Questions? Comments? Interested in aquiring copies of Not On My Watch or You're so Sexy for your school, college, store, or organization? E-mail Isabella at

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