Included in this fight is support of the SaVE Act. You can sign the petition, started by Security on Campus and hosted by change.org, to encourage the Senate to pass the act here.
Now find out how to protect yourself on campus.
- The majority of college rapes happen during the first few weeks of freshman or sophomore year, and the first few days of freshman year are the riskiest, according to the Department of Justice. Read more: How to Protect Yourself From Rape – How to Avoid Rape on College Campus – Cosmopolitan
- College women are four times more likely to be sexually assaulted than the rest of the population, yet 95.2% of rapes on campus will never be reported, according to the Department of Justice. Read more: Why Most Victims Don’t Report Rape – Cosmopolitan
- These days, it’s not uncommon to hear about a young female who goes out to party or bar one night and doesn’t come back. Read more: Buddy System – Women and Safety in Numbers – Cosmopolitan