UNC-CH pupils discuss alarming report of intercourse assaults on campus

Chapel Hill, N.C. — not as much as a week following the launch of a nationwide study showing one or more in three undergraduate feminine pupils in the University of vermont at Chapel Hill reported having been intimately assaulted, pupils came across Monday night to go over the report that is troubling.

UNC-Chapel Hill had been certainly one of 33 schools to be involved in the Association of American Universities Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct. Significantly more than 180,000 undergraduate and graduate pupils had been surveyed across those general public and personal universities to measure the prevalence nationwide of sexual assault, stalking and harassment on campus.

Overall, significantly more than 20 per cent of survey participants at UNC-Chapel Hill reported being raped or unwelcome touching, and another pupil ended up being the perpetrator in almost three-quarters of this incidents. About 85 per cent regarding the assaults took place throughout the college 12 months, and about two in five had been in a campus residence hallway or fraternity home.

The prevalence of sexual assault at UNC-Chapel Hill ended up being greater than the nationwide average, based on the AAU study.