When I checked out the news this morning, there was a story about a sexual assault on a well known university near my home. Sigh…..
It is that time of year again isn’t it? So I decided to share with readers a page that they can bookmark and get a great deal of information from. I wanted to save you some search engine time.
In this post I have provided statistics, my gathering of resources, some of the latest news stories surrounding campus sexual assault and even a link to The Federal Campus Sexual Assault Victim’s Bill of Rights.
** Please keep in mind that though we tend to focus on able-bodied heterosexual females, others are at risk as well: heterosexual males, LGBT, people with disabilities, minorities, and immigrants.
Fisher, B.S., Cullen, F.T., & Turner, M.G. (2000). The Sexual Victimization of College Women. National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Mohler-Kuo, M., Dowdall, G., Koss, M., & Wechsler, H. (2004). Correlates of Rape While Intoxicated in a National Sample of College Women. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65, 37-45.
Krebs, C.P., Lindquist, C.H., Warner, T.D., Fisher, B.S., & Martin, S.L. (2007). The Campus Sexual Assault (CSA) Study. National Institute of Justice.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Campus Sexual Violence Resource List Helpful for Student Activists, Law Enforcement. Includes statistics, research, and general information.
The Federal Campus Sexual Assault Victim’s Bill of Rights: from The Clery Center for Security on Campus
Full Reports from The Center for Public Integrity: Sexual Assault on Campus: The Center for Public Integrity is a Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. This study is presented in an engaging fashion.
The Realities of Sexual Assault on Campus: One word: Thorough. I like this source for parents, friends, campus administration/staff; yeah, everybody. It provides definitions of sexual assault, prevention tips, and even steps to take should the unfortunate happen.
Ending Campus Sexual Assault Tool Kit: A great tool produced by The American Association of University Women (AAUW)
This is a full packet designed for the media who may be reporting on sexual assault cases. However, it is great for any members of the public. You can download statistics, crime reports, and even tips on talking with Survivors.
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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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