Essay on Sexual Assaults Occur At College

825 Words Dec 4th, 2014 4 Pages
I was aware that many sexual assaults occur while in college, but I never would have thought that there would be a statistic of 95% for unreported sexual assaults, because victims, regardless of sex, gender or sexuality, do not have confidence that either their story will be believed and that their university will not completely humiliate her. I think that when it comes down to having to deal with a university issues with athletes and sexual assaults, in this situation the university tries to stay out of it but they really cannot and therefore will mostly side with the athletics because they would be losing money if anything happened to him. When an athlete is involved in a case like that, his defense will try their hardest in finding discrepancies in her story and will come at the type of girl she is and whether she had in prior intentions with the guy she is claiming to have raped her. I find it ridiculous that girls would ever lie about being raped because it such a serious offense, but that being said I do not think that when there is a case between a girl and an athlete that there is a need for a completely thorough case being built against the woman. She is known as the victim and when she says that she has been raped or sexually assaulted, the first time to do is not break down her story and created holes trying to make it not possible of happening. This just shows me how selfish the world is, because it creates a suspicion against the girl in order to save the…

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