Sexual Assault On Campus : A Big Problem At The University Of Kentucky Campus

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Sexual Assault on Campus
According to Department of Justice, Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities such as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape.90 percent of the victims of sexual assault are women and 10 percent are men, and nearly 99 percent of offenders in single-victim assaults are men (Bureau of Justice Statistics 2010). Sexual Assault can happen to anyone, not just women. Sexual Assault these days are a big trouble and it is not being addressed in good order, and it is especially a big problem at the University of Kentucky campus. Although, many people think sexual assault on campus is not a huge issue, it really is and it is not properly spoken of. Even though people have different opinions on sexual assault, sexual assault is a big issue on campus and alcohol is largely to blame.
There are many reasons why alcohol plays a major role in sexual assault. According to Journal of American Health there are different types of sexual assaults that deal with alcohol or different types of substances and some include: Alcohol and/ or other drug enabled sexual assault (AOD), and drug-facilitated sexual assault. Another name for the drug facilitated assault is “date rape” which is most commonly used in parties where you want to take advantage of someone. The “date rape”…

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