Get to know people before giving them a lot of information about you or trusting them.
Avoid alcohol and drugs. Your best defense is having a clear mind.
Avoid dating or hanging out with people who are a lot older than you.
Avoid relying on others to help get you home safely.
Avoid being alone with someone you don’t trust or know very well.
Use a confident voice and body posture. Look directly at him/ her and say “NO” in a firm, serious voice. Match your body language to your words– don’t laugh and smile while saying “NO.”
Set Sexual limits. Think about what sex means to you and decided what your sexual limits are and how far you want to go. It is your body and no one has the right to force, harass or coerce you into doing anything that you don't’ want to do.
Find out about how the person you are with feels or what he/she expects. You may not want the same thing.
Hang out with others who share your values.
Hang out where there are other people and you feel safe.