Sexual violence on CT college campuses is back on rise. ‘We know that there’s way more that’s unreported,’ advocate says.

Monday, October 17, 2022
Hartford Courant

Reports of sexual violence on Connecticut’s college campuses rose nearly 40% last year, marking an approximate return to pre-pandemic levels of sexual assault, stalking and intimate partner violence. The annual reports to the Connecticut General Assembly Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee, submitted by 32 public and private higher education institutions, recorded a total of 393 cases of sexual assault, 61 cases of stalking and 175 cases of intimate partner violence, for a total of 629 reports of sexual violence made to colleges during the 2021 calendar year.

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