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Institutional Remedies to Respond to Campus Sexual Assault  


Author:  Christina M. Mancini.


Source: Volume 11, Number 01, Summer 2018 , pp.69-72(4)




Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Abstract: 

This article examines recent initiatives designed to enhance educational institutions’ response to and prevention of campus sexual assault (CSA). Author Christina Mancini describes new remedies that have been incorporated into many campuses to counter the prevalent problem of CSA. These interventions involve taking one or more of three critical steps: mandating accurate reporting, surveying students regarding topics related to CSA, and raising bystander awareness. The author goes on to report on the success and outcomes of each of these steps in lowering sexual assault rates at institutions of higher education (IHEs).

Keywords: Nature and Extent of Campus Sexual Assault; Institutional Remedies

Affiliations:  1: Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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