How Can We Better Prevent Sexual Violence Against Women?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released a survey showing that 1 in 5 U.S. women have been sexually assaulted. This number surprised many CDC experts who didn’t realize how widespread the problem is.

This report coincidentally comes out as a fraternity at the University of Vermont is being investigated for allegations that the fraternity asked members who they would “like to rape.”

With the problem of sexual violence so prevalent in American society, something more must be done to prevent assaults. 

What can the government or individuals do to prevent sexual violence?


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Dillon Cory

Dillon Cory is a student at the University of Chicago. Raised in rural Idaho, he moved to Chicago to experience all that a big city has to offer. He is currently studying Political Science and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, both building on his interest in Middle East issues. Dillon is currently in the process of becoming an officer in the United States Marine Corps and has attended Officer Candidate School. He has a passion for political biographies and is a great fan of the Colbert Report.

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