In the same semester, 484 male students and 1089 female students completed the assessment at Emory.
College-aged women experience a higher rate of partner violence than any other age group.(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.Although this type of puppy love may actually happen for some students, the reality is much more complicated and violent for a significant percentage of adolescents and young adults at American schools and universities. “We have unhealthy relationships that end up in murder,” says Christina Escobar, director of Love Is Respect, a non-profit organization dedicated to building healthy relationships.“Dating abuse starts when dating starts,” which can be as early as middle school.