Consensus Study Materials:
Sexual Assault on College Campuses
At the May 2015 LWVNJ Convention, delegates adopted a study of Campus Sexual Assault due to the sense of epidemic proportions and visibility of the problem on the nation's and New Jersey's campuses. The League adopted this study because we note with alarm the increase, or at least the increase in reporting, of campus sexual assault and want to determine how best to respond to alleged sexual assault on students in college communities. The formal scope of the study adopted at Convention was as follows:
Resources and Study Materials:
The Consensus meeting will be on Wed. Feb. 8th, Arlene's house.
The study will consider the following issues/questions:
How should sexual assault be defined? Here we want consider sexual assault on men as well as women as well as what constitutes consent.
What is the appropriate role for local law enforcement and for campus student services?
What are viable means of prevention that all campuses should implement?
In this regard, what is the role of men in eliminating gender-based violence?
- Campus Sexual Assault Background Materials
- Campus Sexual Assault Consensus Questions
- Campus Sexual Assault Powerpoint