Sexual Assault on College Campuses Scope of the Issue - About 1 in 4 women will be sexually assaulted before the end of their college career.
When it comes to domestic violence, numbers can be deceiving. Lonnie Chavez of the Grand Junction Police Department, domestic violence cases do not paint an accurate picture by themselves because the incidents are not crimes –– they are crime enhancers.
The term refers to a domestic violence charge that can only be attached to another crime, such as battery, assault or stalking.
- 0.6% of male students and 3.5% of female students reported experiencing attempted sexual penetration without their consent.
- 0.2% of male students and 1.9% of female students reported experiencing sexual penetration without their consent.
It’s especially difficult when you go to the same school as your abuser and have no choice but to eat in the same dining hall, study at the same library, attend the same classes, or participate in the same extracurricular activities.
Know that you have the right to be safe, and that your school has a legal obligation under Title IX to ensure that you can safely continue your education.In the same semester, 484 male students and 1089 female students completed the assessment at Emory.The survey found that: - 2.1% of male students and 7.5% of female students reported experiencing sexual touching without their consent.“It doesn’t matter if you are educated or a male or female, domestic violence has been around.” “People don’t think that the crime can happen, but it does.It happens all the way up: race, age, education,” Humphrey said.“Whatever work you do, whether you work a six figure job or work minimum wage, domestic violence doesn’t care.” That includes students. That doesn’t mean it’s happening any more than anywhere else.