Step Up and Intervene
Sexual assault - any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the consent of recipient. *
Sexual violence - a sexual act against someone without consent. Encompasses sexual assault, domestic violence, rape, and stalking.
Bystander Intervention - developing skills, awareness, and courage needed to intervene in a situation involving sexual assault.
Statistics about sexual assault:
Sexual Violence on College Campus (Statistics from Bureau of Justice Statistics)
21% of undergraduate women experience sexual assault since entering college
Majority of rape and sexual assault victims reported being victimized by someone they knew
50% of women report experiencing their first incident of intimate partner violence between 18 and 24 years of age (Center for Disease and Control and Prevention)
Only 7% of rape incidents got reported to a school official in 2016 BJS study
Statistics from Futures without Violence
25-1% of American women report being physically or sexually abuse by husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives.
1 in 6 U.S. women has at some point experienced an attempted or completed rape