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In February, 21-year-old Miami University student, Rebecca Eldermire was shot to death by her ex-boyfriend in her apartment (just a mile from campus). According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about 6 in every 1,000 students will be sexually assaulted.
That being said, about 80 percent of sexual assaults go unreported by female college students.
Unfortunately, young victims of dating violence are often hesitant to come forward because of societal stigma and fear of retribution.
The university environment can further exacerbate the fear associated with domestic violence.
Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force.One of the drivers of college violence, according to the Teen Dating Abuse Report, conducted by Tru Insight in 2009 for Fifth & Pacific Companies and Family Violence Prevention Fund, is that some 70 percent of young victims don’t realize that they are being abused by their partner.