Are rape prevention education programs inclusive of men as victims of sexual assault?This article examines issues encountered by the male survivor of sexual assault, in addition to student perceptions of sexual assault, gender- and sex-inclusive rape education, and the under-reporting of sexual assaultmale sexual assault in particular.
“We’ve had to close our group counselling sessions, which we were running weekly,” says Michael May, a director at London-based Survivors UK.
“And we can’t take on new clients because we can’t say how long we will be here for them.
Issues of male sexual assault have not been addressed fully.
Are institutions of higher learning prepared to support the male survivor on college campuses by doing away with the female-dominated culture of rape crisis and womens centers and replacing them with gender- and sex-neutral centers?
Some feminists say that this, with its betrayal of trust, is as serious as any other form of rape.
But the trouble is that while date rape is a product of permissive society and sexual revolution, it is also a contradiction of them.Based on those interviews, the study provides estimates of the total number of crimes, including those that were not reported to police.While NCVS has a number of limitations (most importantly, children under age 12 are not included), overall, it is the most reliable source of crime statistics in the U. We have also relied on other Justice Department studies, as well as data from the Department of Health and Human Services and other government and academic sources.Sexual assault has become imbued in campus culture.Although colleges and universities have combated this culture in many ways, what has resulted is a sexual assault survivors culture dominated by women.Finally, the author discusses student affairs role in creating an inclusive environment in which the male survivor can break his silence.