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Event to discuss men's role in stopping sexual assaults

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A nationwide RV tour aimed at getting men involved in ending sexual violence will make a stop on the KU campus next week.![][1]Presentations for the "One in Four" tour will take place all day Monday in the Kansas Union, the Burge Union and Hashinger Hall. [(Click here for schedule.)][2]The group cites [statistics][3]from surveys in the mid-1990s showing that between 20 percent and 25 percent of college-aged women have been the victim of a rape or attempted rape. -contributed by Eric Weslander [1]: http://www.oneinfourusa.org/images/van2.jpg [2]: http://groups.ku.edu/~oneinfour/Tour%20Schedule.htm [3]: http://www.oneinfourusa.org/attachments/statistics.pdf

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bearded_gnome 7 years, 9 months ago

again forgetting [dismissing from recognition] some victims and promoting a kind of stereotype which some abusive women use to their advantage:
male victims of domestic violence; male victims of sexual violence.

it is far easier for a woman in our culture to report domestic/sexual violence than it is for a man/boy. ref, FBI crime stats.

Confrontation 7 years, 9 months ago

A majority of those who are raped or beaten ARE women. Considering that most of these crimes are done by men, why shouldn't men be involved in trying to reduce these types of crimes? If you want women to travel in a bus and discuss how women can prevent sexual violence against men, then go do it. Sounds stupid, doesn't it?

Charles L Bloss Jr 7 years, 9 months ago

I think it's an excellent goal and I strongly support it. Men should become involved in stopping sexual violence of any kind, to anyone. Thank you, Lynn

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