Sexual Victimization before College Increases Risk of Rape for College Freshmen

precollegesexvictimizationThis CS Monitor article reports on a study released Wednesday about the prevalence of rape among first-year college women. The study points to the degree to which sexual victimization before college increases the likelihood of being raped in college. This research bolsters “a growing chorus of advocates who say students at much younger ages need to start learning about forging healthy relationships and standing up to cultural norms that perpetuate rape.”

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