How Common is Sexual Assault on Campus?
The answer to the above question is too common. However, knowing the prevalence of sexual violence on campus can help students be proactive in their safety. Here are some alarming facts.
Sexual Assault on College Campuses
- A 2019 survey reports a 13% rate of non-consensual sexual contact on college campuses.
- Women ages 18 to 24 are at higher risk of sexual violence.
- 26.4% of women and 6.8% of men undergraduates experience rape or sexual assault by physical force, violence, or incapacitation.
- 23.1% of TGQN (transgender, genderqueer, nonconforming) college students have been sexually assaulted.
Where Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse Survivors Can Get Help.
While the #MeToo movement has increased awareness of sexual assault and abuse, survivors are often victim-blamed or not believed. We believe you and understand that the sexual violence and abuse you suffered were not your fault. Speaking out against your abuser is an emotionally painful experience, and we are here to support you through a difficult time.
There is power in speaking up and holding your perpetrator accountable for their criminal and heinous actions. When you need help, we are here to support you through a difficult time. At , we’ll be your advocate to protect your rights.
When faced with the challenges of pursuing a sexual assault and abuse claim, we are here to help you seek justice so you can move forward with your life.
Contact us today at (833) 456-3529 to learn your rights.