- 80% of all sexual assaults are committed by an acquaintance of the victim.
- 50% of all sexual assaults involve alcohol use by at least one person.
- 67% of those who are sexually assaulted will tell someone.
- 1 in 6 women has been the victim of a rape or attempted rape.
- 1 in 10 victim of sexual assault is male.
To recognize the importance of the month, Albany Law School’s Students & Staff Task Force Members has a number of events planned. We encourage your participation and support. Events as of April 22nd includes:
Tabling: On Tuesday, April 26 from 10am – 2pm. Members of our student and staff taskforce will be at an information table. Location: outside the Cafeteria at the Bar Review Table:
Free Coffee, Muffins & Bookmarks from 10am -2pm.
Good Luck on Exams!
We encourage members of the Law School community to donate to a local rape crisis center and show your support by visiting our information table outside the Cafeteria.
Sign up to join “Team Albany Law School” for the following events:
Thursday, April 14th – “Take Back the Night”: This community-wide march and rally was hosted by The College of St. Rose. The rally began at 6:15 pm. At least 100 joined this Walk on April 14th.
Saturday, April 30th – “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes“
- This is the international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Sign up at our table on Tuesday, April 26th.
- It is held at Samaritan Hospital – Lally Pavilion, Troy, NY – Join us!
Note: A carpool from Albany Law School on April 30th is available for teammates. Contact our Director of Diversity Affairs if you have questions, firstname.lastname@example.org
Campus Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic & Dating Violence and Stalking: in addition to partnering with local victim service agencies, the Campus Response Project has conducted numerous trainings on sexual assault, domestic & dating violence and stalking for University Heights Public Safety Officers and for Albany Law School personnel who are responsible for ensuring offender accountability through the Albany Law School’s judicial/disciplinary process. Albany Law School is a member of this 2007 grant awarded by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.