Can a computer program reverse the trending up of campus sexual assault?

The movie “The Hunting Ground” changed the national dialogue in 2016 after uncovering patterns surrounding sexual violence on college campuses.  The film was credited for creating a nationwide debate on sexual violence. Two years later, what has been done to make colleges safer? Sexual violence has since gained copious amounts of national media attention. Such
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Can the internet be flipped on online sexual predators to help victims?

Following the enormous growth of human trafficking on the internet, organizations like International Justice Mission (IJM), Project North Carolina Organizing and Responding to the Exploitation and Sexual Trafficking of Children (NO REST) and the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) have made it their goal to combat the scourge while utilizing the same tech
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Can “Active-Bystanders” and education work where police reporting fails in Sex Assault?

By Abby Cantrell and Zoe Strafford-Price Programs across the nation hope to address the widespread problem of campus sexual violence by training students to be “active bystanders” who step up to prevent violence among their peers. Sexual assault has become a common part of the college experience in the United States. The National Sexual Violence
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Where Education is Lacking on Sex Trafficking, Nonprofits are stepping in

By Sabrina Berndt and Paige Moose Sex trafficking is an issue seen in every age group, from elementary ages to the late 20s. Education and awareness are the first steps to reducing worldwide trafficking levels, but to properly educate, officials need to consider every age groups’ unique situations and circumstances. Sex trafficking is effectively modern-day
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Human Trafficking up in North Carolina and Everywhere. Can Public Awareness Blunt it?

Human trafficking is defined as modern-day slavery that involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Children are trafficked in countries all over the world, including the United States.  The Department of Homeland Security estimates that human trafficking
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Answering the Rape Culture by Broadening Definition of Manhood

Sexual assault awareness has recently become a large movement in many colleges and universities. Many of these programs, however, focus on raising awareness of potential victims instead of challenging the institutional ideologies that normalize sexual assault and rape. The United States Department of Justice defines sexual assault as, “any type of sexual contact or behavior
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Trafficking victims’ lifespan reduced to 7 years after becoming enslaved

Advertisements for sex trafficking in newspapers and online websites like Backpage.com help support a dangerous occupation that leaves victims with an average of seven years to live. Sex trafficking victims, especially children, are forced into the industry and terrible living conditions for others’ profit. According to a study done by Polaris, founder of the National
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