“Reporting sexual victimization to the police and others: Results from a national-level study of college women.” Coker, A.
Evaluation of Green Dot: An active bystander intervention to reduce sexual violence on college campuses.
In a 2016 study released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), an average of approximately 21% of undergraduate women across the nine schools participating in the study reported experiencing sexual assault since entering college.
Non-heterosexual college females reported significantly higher rates than their heterosexual female peers. “Self-rated health in relation to rape and mental health disorders in a national sample of college women.” Journal of American College Health, 59(7), 588-594.
OVW’s Campus Program supports institutions of higher education in adopting comprehensive responses to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.