Coverage of GW’s unwanted sexual behavior survey


Sexual violence prevention official calls for more training

GW will expand sexual violence training for all parts of the community, honing in on specific groups like Greek chapters and female upperclassmen, the University’s top sexual violence prevention official said.


Sexual violence survey results to inform security

Almost a quarter of female freshmen respondents said they don’t feel safe on campus at night, according to the results released this week. One in five of the graduate students surveyed said the same.


GW plans to boost sexual violence training for housing staff

Title IX Coordinator Rory Muhammad said he is starting to plan how to better equip resident advisers to handle disclosures of sexual violence.


Student leaders advocate for sexual violence training at CI

All new GW students could be required to learn how to respond to an instance of sexual violence by as early as this summer, SA and SASA members said.


Upperclass women feel more at risk for sexual violence

One-in-three upperclass women reported that they had experienced unwanted sexual behavior, compared to 27 percent of freshman women. Experts say the numbers show that all students need training.


Eighteen percent of undergraduates committed unwanted sexual acts

The behavior listed in the survey included making sexual jokes, sending sexual pictures or asking for a sexual favor. About a quarter of undergraduates said they had experienced unwanted sexual behavior during their time at GW.

Staff Editorial: When it comes to survey results, knowledge is power

This is something we have to deal with together because at the end of the day, the problems revealed by this survey aren’t the responsibility of any one group – it is a problem that affects the entire GW community.

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