On this page you will find information, legal definitions, resources, and links you can use to learn more about rape and sexual assault.It's important to remember that no one deserves to be sexually assaulted.
Chances are that you or someone you know has been affected by these problems.
Anyone, regardless of gender, racial background or education level can be a victim.
In rigorous research, rates of false reports are consistently very low, ranging from 2% to 10%.
This is similar to rates of false reports for other crimes.
Even the World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized that men's tendency to die at younger ages may correlate to the harmful ways that masculinity has been defined in society and the ways that men have been conditioned to practice it.
Rape or sexual assault can happen to anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, ability, immigration or socioeconomic status.
Sexual assault, sexual harassment and dating violence are hidden but widespread problems.
Consider these statistics: There is physical violence in 1/3 of all dating relationships.
As February comes to a close, we thought this would be an ideal time to pay our respects to Teen Dating Violence Awareness month.
The CDC defines teen dating violence as acts of physical, sexual, psychological or emotional violence that are rooted in power and control.
Teen dating violence has both short and long term health effects such as thoughts of suicide, antisocial behavior, as well as depression and anxiety.