Rape and dating violence

We promote healthy relationships and open communication as a way to prevent dating and sexual violence from occurring on- and off-campus.

We also promote bystander interventions because the whole community is responsible for preventing violence from happening.

The 11 facts you want are below, and the sources for the facts are at the very bottom of the page. Acts of sexual violence may also constitute violations of criminal or civil law, the College, or other Mn SCU Board of Trustees Policies that may require separate proceedings.To further its commitment against sexual violence, the College provides reporting options, internal mechanisms for dispute resolution, and prevention training or other related services as appropriate. Violence includes a continuum of conduct that includes sexual assault, non-forcible sex acts, dating and relationship violence, stalking, as well as aiding acts of sexual violence. "Sexual assault" means an actual, attempted, or threatened sexual act with another person without that a person's consent.The mission of Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention at the University of Chicago is to promote healthy gender relations through dialogue and education and to work toward the elimination of sexual violence.The scope of issues RSVP addresses is quite broad, ranging from dating (including communication and sexual decision-making), to prevention and awareness of sexual assault (especially acquaintance rape), stalking, and relationship violence.Criminal sexual conduct does not require a witness other than the victim.It is also a crime if the assailant is your dating partner or spouse.If the complainant is mentally or physically incapacitated or impaired so that the complainant cannot understand the fact, nature, or extent of the sexual situation, there is no consent; this includes conditions due to alcohol or drug consumption, or being asleep or unconscious.Silence does not necessarily constitute consent, and past consent of sexual activities does not imply ongoing future consent.Sexual assault is often a criminal act that can be prosecuted under Minnesota law, as well as form the basis for discipline under Minnesota State Colleges and Universities student conduct codes and employee disciplinary standards.Sexual assault includes but is not limited to: Consent. If coercion, intimidation, threats, and/or physical force are used, there is no consent.

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