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  1. 1 in 5 women (20%) will be sexually assaulted while at college while only 4% of college men will be sexually assaulted. You can make a difference: take photos to share resources with sexual assault survivors. Sign up for Support for Survivors.
  2. Most college victims are assaulted by someone they know.
  3. 42% of college women who are raped tell no one about the assault.
  4. It is estimated that only 5% of sexual assaults on college campuses are reported, making sexual assault the most underreported crime.
  5. Rape results in about 32,000 pregnancies each year.

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  1. 4 out of 5 rape victims subsequently suffer from chronic physical or psychological conditions.
  2. 40% of rape survivors develop sexually transmitted diseases as a result of sexual assault.
  3. Campus perpetrators are often serial offenders.
  4. Over a third of women who are raped as minors are also also raped as adults.
  5. 42% of raped women expect to be raped again.
  6. Rape survivors are 13 times more likely to attempt suicide than are people who have not been victims of a crime.

Sources

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    " White House Council Sexual Assault Report ." International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, Inc.. http://iaclea.org/visitors/about/documents/WhiteHouseCouncil_sexual_assault_report_1-21-14.pdf (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    " White House Council Sexual Assault Report ." International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, Inc.. http://iaclea.org/visitors/about/documents/WhiteHouseCouncil_sexual_assault_report_1-21-14.pdf (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    "Ending Campus Sexual Assault Tool Kit." AAUW: Empowering Women Since 1881. http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/legal-resources/know-your-rights-on-campus/campus-sexual-assault/#stats (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    "Campus Sexual Assault: Suggested Policies and Procedures." AAUP. http://www.aaup.org/report/campus-sexual-assault-suggested-policies-and-procedures (accessed July 15, 2014).

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    "Sexual Violence." Center for Disease Control. http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/pdf/SV-DataSheet-a.pdf (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    "The Campus Sexual Assault Study." National Criminal Justice Reference Service. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/221153.pdf (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    "Ending Campus Sexual Assault Tool Kit." AAUW: Empowering Women Since 1881. http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/legal-resources/know-your-rights-on-campus/campus-sexual-assault/#stats (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    "White House Council Sexual Assault Report ." International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, Inc.. http://iaclea.org/visitors/about/documents/WhiteHouseCouncil_sexual_assault_report_1-21-14.pdf (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    " White House Council Sexual Assault Report ." International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, Inc.. http://iaclea.org/visitors/about/documents/WhiteHouseCouncil_sexual_assault_report_1-21-14.pdf (accessed July 17, 2014).

  • 10

    "Ending Campus Sexual Assault Tool Kit." AAUW: Empowering Women Since 1881. http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/legal-resources/know-your-rights-on-campus/campus-sexual-assault/#stats (accessed July 17, 2014).

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    "Ending Campus Sexual Assault Tool Kit." AAUW: Empowering Women Since 1881. http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/legal-resources/know-your-rights-on-campus/campus-sexual-assault/#stats (accessed July 17, 2014).

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