Sexual Assault Awareness Month - University of Houston
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month


April 2018

Did You Know?

Sexual misconduct is a broad range of behavior that includes, but is not limited to: sexual harassment, sexual assault, non-consensual sexual contact, sexual exploitation, sexual intimidation, intimate partner violence (domestic and dating violence), and stalking.


Education, Awareness and Prevention Tips

Sexual Assault Education

  • Attend a UH Wellness bystander intervention workshop
  • Believe and support survivors

Sexual Assault Awareness

  • Be aware that sexual assault can happen to anyone
  • Believe that you can make a difference

Sexual Assault Prevention

  • Always obtain consent before any sexual activity 
  • Trust your instincts
  • Make sure that you always have a ride home
  • Stay in a group or buddy up when going out or walking at night
  • When and if you drink, get your own drink
  • 67%Nearly two-thirds of college students experience some form of sexual harassment. NSVRC
  • 20%The percentage of female college age victims of sexual violence who did not report due to fear of reprisal. RAINN
  • 55%The percentage of rape or sexual assault incidents that occurred at or near the victim's home. NSVRC
  • 75%The percentage of perpetrators that reported consuming alcohol prior to their perpetration incident. NSVRC