Study Shows Self-Defense Program Reduces Sexual Assault on Campus

Sexual Assault on college campuses has received more attention the past few years in an effort to educate both young women and men on how to recognize and prevent sexual harassment and assault. In the on going debate over how to reduce the sexual assault that occurs on university campuses, proposing self-defense classes for women is controversial. Women aren’t the problem, some groups argue, so why is changing their behavior the solution? According to the new landmark Canadian research, it works. This study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine last Thursday. The study found that the Canadian-designed intervention, which focuses on teaching women how to detect risk

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