sexual assault

From Our Director: Take the Lead to Stop Sexual Assaults

by Carl Castro

A majority of men in America at some point in their life will sexually assault a woman.

While some of these men may not know that their behavior constitutes sexual assault, most do. These assaults may occur in high schools, on college campuses or in the military, as well as at work, night clubs, and on dates.

American men are not unique in their treatment of women. Males around the world sexually assault women at around the same rate as American men do. This is true in Europe, China, Asia, India, the Middle East, and North and South America.

While American […]

By |October 20th, 2017|Director Blog|0 Comments

CIR, NATO to explore military sexual violence

NATO may be close to creating a research task group dedicated to the study and prevention of sexual violence in the military.

Sara Kintzle, research assistant professor at the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, participated in a three-day meeting in Bucharest, Romania, in September to explore the possibility of researching sexual harassment, stalking and assault in the military. Other countries represented were Canada, Croatia, Germany, Romania, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Kintzle presented findings about sexual assault in the U.S. military, including data from a 2014 RAND survey […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Research|0 Comments