Assault Information

Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Dating Violence

Sexual assault, harassment, and dating violence are problems that can happen to anyone, regardless of educational level, race, or gender. You, a friend, or a family member may have experienced these problems. Here are some statistics:

  • One out of every six women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.
  • 10-20% of males will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.
  • There is physical violence in one third of all dating relationships.

Within these links you will have the opportunity to learn more about sexual assault, sexual harassment, and dating violence. There is information about legal definitions, resources for survivors of violence, guidance on how to respect the rights and wishes of partners, and how you can look out for the safety of friends and loved ones.

Visit the following links to learn more about sexual assault, harassment, and dating violence:

American Bar Association
Abused Women's Aid In Crisis
Domestic Violence Handbook
Myths About Male Sexual Victimization
Minnesota Center against Violence and Abuse
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
Standing Together Against Rape