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The Columbian
New 'Just Yell Fire' video builds upon one she made as a teen
Dallas Jessup of Vancouver garnered national attention at age 14 for producing a self-defense video - "Just Yell Fire" - that taught teen girls how to protect themselves from sexual predators.
Now a 20-year-old Vanderbilt University student, Jessup has produced a sequel - "Just Yell Fire Campus Life" - tailored for her peers and offering strategies for defending against date rape, date drugs, abusive relationships and sexual assault on and off campus.
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The Christian Science Monitor
With 'Brave,' 'Snow White and The Huntsman,' and 'The Hunger Games' we're seeing the box-office triumph of strong, young female characters. But has Hollywood - or American culture - really changed how it sees women?
Hollywood has always loved its plucky movie heroines, but this year the girls - and yes, these are girls, not yet women - are younger, braver and less focused on men. This, say some media watchers, is the good news in the rash of "kick butt" teen protagonists on screen in films such as "Brave," "Snow White and The Huntsman," and "The Hunger Games." All three movies have drawn large audiences to cheer on strong central characters that seize their own destiny and buck traditional...

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The Times of India
Model and author to-be Anjhula Mya Singh Bais says Delhi fit the bill perfectly, when the city with the highest number of registered cases of violence against young women was to be chosen.
In India to shoot for "Just Yell Fire Campus Life", a film being shot in different countries around the world to spread awareness about the dangers faced by girls in college, Anjhula delivered her dialogues with perfect ease, seemingly unperturbed by the crowd of men around her that kept growing....

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The Times of India
Anjhula Mya Singh Bais, a New York based Indian model, will do a cameo in the film Just Yell Fire Campus Life, for which she shot at India Gate in Delhi yesterday.
Just Yell Fire, a global nonprofit founded by US teen Dallas Jessup, is focussed on preventing violence against girls and young women by empowering them to know their rights and providing them with skills to fight it. Other celebrities joining Anjhula in the film include Shay Mitchell of Pretty Little Liars, Tinsel Korey of...

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Florida Leads
Boys and girls are changing the world. If you stop and look, it's happening all around us. Although we may not hear these stories on a regular basis, it is important to slow down and learn from what boys and girls are doing to make a difference in their communities. After all, these examples inspire other boys and girls to tap into their own passions. Who knows, they just might inspire you too. Here are a few that have stood out for me…
1. Ryan's Well - The...

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Teen Vogue Magazine
This 20-year-old college student makes films to teach girls self-defense so they can protect themselves from sexual violence and abduction.
CAUSE: At age fourteen, Dallas Jessup founded the Just Yell Fire non-profit organization to combat sexual violence against young women. She created a film to raise awareness about the dangers posed to high school girls, and offered instruction on street fighting self-defense moves. The now-20-year-old Vanderbilt University student recently launched her follow-up film, Just Yell Fire: Campus Life, to address dating abuse and violence on college campuses. Dallas has implemented instructional...

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