Author/Organization: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Sexual violence is a serious problem in the United States and the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) is committed to preventing sexual violence on college and university campuses.
Sexual violence includes a continuum of behaviors such as attempted or completed rape, sexual
coercion, unwanted contact, and non-contact unwanted experiences like harassment. Preventing
sexual violence of all types requires a shift in culture and climate. Primary prevention, preventing
violence before it occurs, is difficult work and change takes time. Culture change doesn’t happen
overnight, but culture change does happen. For more information, read the full report.
Resource Type: PDF
Topics: BIPOC, HBCU, LGBTQIA+, PWD & neurodiverse, activism, advocacy, bystander, community educators, consent, evaluation, gender equity, healthy & safe relationships, intimate partner violence, laws & policies, masculinity/men & boys, mental health providers, prevention, restorative-justice, sexual harassment, sexual-violence, survivor-support, title IX
Date Resource Added: May 17, 2022