Affirmative consent means affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.It is the responsibility of each person involved in the sexual activity to ensure that he or she has the affirmative consent of the other, or others, to engage in the sexual activity.Know that you have the right to be safe, and that your school has a legal obligation under Title IX to ensure that you can safely continue your education.
Below are examples of common behavior patterns abusers use. Here are some other common signs of an abusive dating relationship.
Remember: abuse can be emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or physical.
(Fisher et al.) The American College Health Association (ACHA) carried out The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) in Fall 2011.
Their survey of 8,960 male students and 18,308 female students found that: - 3% of male students and 7% of female students reported experiencing sexual touching without their consent.
In the same semester, 484 male students and 1089 female students completed the assessment at Emory.