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How to Stand Up to Sexual Assault

According to national statistics, 1 in 4 college women and 3% of men are sexually assaulted. Based on this, 755 women and 74 men from our community are potentially at risk of being affected by sexual assault.

This is our issue.

What can we do to stand up against sexual assault?

  • Understand what sexual assault really is. Educate yourself.
    • Get involved during Sexual Assault Awareness Week

      • April 16 - 20

  • Always be clear about consent. Anything other than a clear, verbal YES is not consent.
  • Don’t be a bystander. Take action in situations that seem dangerous to you and when someone is being degraded/disrespected.
  • Stop by the Women's Center, SLP 420 or the Center for Health and Wellness Promotion, UC 161 for more suggestions or to find out how you can get involved in the struggle against sexual assault.

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"Don’t be a bystander. Take action in situations that seem dangerous to you and when someone is being degraded or disrespected."