Dating violence and sexual assault
Deadline: 23 February 2017 The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications from eligible entities for “OVW FY 2017 Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program”.
The primary purpose of the Rural Program is to enhance the safety of rural victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and support projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas.
Read Nevada County Teen Dating Stories Teen Dating Violence 1 in 3 Teens experience some form of dating abuse every year. Dating Violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in a dating or domestic relationship.
This abuse can be verbal, emotional, physical, sexual or a combination of some or all of these ( cycle.org).
Brown takes any form of sexual assault very seriously and has developed a comprehensive definition of sexual misconduct.
Relationship abuse can occur between current or former intimate partners who have dated, lived together, have a child together, currently reside together on or off campus, or who otherwise connected through a past or existing relationship.
Sexual Assault is any sexual penetration (anal, oral or vaginal), however slight, with any object or sexual intercourse by one or more persons upon another without effective consent.
Sexual penetration includes vaginal or anal penetration by a penis, object, tongue or finger and oral copulation by mouth to genital contact or genital to mouth contact.
Rape or sexual assault can happen to anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.
On this page you will find information, legal definitions, resources, and links you can use to learn more about rape and sexual assault.