V-day and SAFER have launched the Campus Accountability Project to assist student activities in identifying and improving campus SA policies. • Creating a Proactive Campus Sexual Misconduct Policy • Comprehensive Sexual Misconduct Judicial Procedures • A Model Campus Sexual Assault Response Protocol U. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice. Sexual Assault on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Are Doing About It. The resulting research report provides a comprehensive benchmark of sexual assault policy on the Nation’s campuses. Office on Victims of Crime Message Board Responding to Sexual Violence on Campus.
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (2015) “Student Safety, Justice and Support: Policy Guidelines for Campuses Addressing Sexual Assault, Domestic/Dating Violence, and Stalking”. This report presents key findings from the research.
More than half of domestic violence victims (57%) said they were distracted, almost half (45%) feared getting discovered, and two in five were afraid of their intimate partner’s unexpected visit (either by phone or in person).[iv]Nine in ten employees (91%) say that domestic violence has a negative impact on their company’s bottom line.
A 2001 study of high school students conducted by Harvard University found that one in five teenage girls had been physically or sexually abused by a dating partner.
Research shows that teen girls are not as likely to be as abusive as teen boys.
Middle school, high school, and college age women experience a higher rate of rape than any other group.
Most female victims of intimate partner violence were previously victimized by the same offender, including 77% of females ages 18 to 24, 76% of females ages 25 to 34, and 81% of females ages 35 to 49.[x]81% of women who experienced rape, stalking, or physical violence by an intimate partner reported significant short- or long-term impacts such as post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and injury.[iii]An estimated 13% of women and 6% of men have experienced sexual coercion in their lifetime (i.e.
unwanted sexual penetration after being pressured in a nonphysical way).