White House Report: Latest Numbers on Rape and Sexual Assault

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  • Criminal Justice Response
  • What Obama’s Administration Has Done
  • White House Task Force to Protect Students
  • Increasing Arrest Prosecution and Conviction Rates
  • Changing the Culture
  • Latest Numbers on Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Who Are the Victims?
  • Men Are Also at Risk
  • Young People and College Students Most at Risk
  • Most Voiceless Victims
  • LGBT Community
  • Impact of Rape and Sexual Assault
  • The Cost of Rape
  • Facts on Campus Sexual Assault

Changing the Culture

Social norms cannot change without men getting involved in speaking out against abuse and intervening in situations. Men often overestimate other men’s acceptance of abuse toward women and underestimate their willingness to intervene. The report cites bystander intervention training as a way to engage boys and men as allies. (Photo: Casarsa/Getty Images)

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