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Safer Scene: College Sexual Assault

SAFER SCENE ADVOCACY ACCOUNTABILITY ACTION ww* 673,000 25,000 WOMEN 673,000 WOMEN CURRENTLY ATTENDING U.S. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES HAVE EXPERIENCED RAPE AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIFETIME. (Kilpatrick, Resnick, Riggiero, Conoscenti & McCauley, 2007). 300,000 IN ONE YEAR 300,000 COLLEGE WOMEN, OVER 5% OF WOMEN ENROLLED IN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, EXPERIENCE RAPE. This does not include other forms of sexual assault (Kilpatrick, et al.) ONE IN FOUR COLLEGE WOMEN REPORT SURVIVING RAPE 1N4 OR ATTEMPTED RAPE AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIFETIME. These are anonymous reports on multi-campus surveys sampling thousands of college students nationwide. This rate has remained the same since studies in the 1980s. (Fisher, Cullen & Turner, 2000; Tjaden & Thoennes, 2006; Koss, Gidycz, & Wisniewki, 1987). 5% OF WOMEN ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES EXPERIENCE RAPE 25% 16% 5% OR ATTEMPTED RAPE EVERY YEAR. (Kilpatrick, Resnick, Riggierio, Conoscen- ti, & McCauley, 2007; American College Health Association, 2013). 25% OF WOMEN AND 16% OF MEN HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY ABUSED AS CHILDREN. IN THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMIES 5% OF WOMEN REPORT SURVIVING RAPE EVERY YEAR AS DO 2.4% OF THE MEN. (Snyder, Fisher, Scherer, & Daigle, 2012). For men who are abused as children, 62% of their offenders were men, 38% vwere women. For women abused as children, 92% of perpetrators were men. (Dube, Withfield, & Felitti, 2005). t| fIy /SAFERSCENEORG

Safer Scene: College Sexual Assault

shared by tommyssullivan on Feb 10
Done for Safer Scene, intending to educate and raise awareness among students regarding the realities of sexual assault on college campuses.


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