"The cop ... dove on the kid and started whaling on him," a witness said.
Stats show that 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted on college campuses. Moreover, 8 in 10 survivors know
Tragedy brings opportunity ― opportunity to refocus our priorities, to raise our level of awareness. So when the Stanford
The looming threat of sexual violence has turned festivals into unsafe places for many music fans, particularly women.
The NFL is pouring $10 million into local rape and domestic violence support groups's programs.
A bystander intervened because "something seemed weird," and the victim says he's a hero.
Hundreds of colleges are using a sexual assault prevention program that doesn't even require people to use the word "rape."
Considering these factors and our cultural context together, it becomes clear that change will not come easily or quickly. Yet, with thoughtful, specialized outreach, we can and should find ways to reach students during this psychologically and emotionally tumultuous time of their adult lives.
Should more universities follow Dartmouth's lead?
A survey of 150,000 students reveals a major gap.
Students starting college this coming fall will be the first to benefit from the Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE), which will require colleges to have "prevention and awareness" programs about sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and domestic violence in place.
Televised rape does not treat sexual assault with the due diligence that we expect of ourselves in real life. Since the prominence of rape cannot be ignored, does showing a misrepresented version of rape on television suggest that rape is just a part of our current culture that we must accept?
Researchers tend to compare the bystander message to successful public health policies like condom distribution for HIV prevention