Literature Review On Rape Prevention

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Rape Prevention and Risk Reduction After the National Association of Student (1994) decision to mandate university campus officials provides rape education programs to all students. In addition, prevention and risk reduction interventions have become commonplace among higher educational institutions. Rape education programs are designed to highlight perpetration behavior, educate participants on risk reduction techniques, and the consequences of rape. These programs will bring about positive attitude and behavior changes among individuals in an effort to reduce acts of violence. (Dickson, 2013; Jeglic & Calkins, 2016; Orchowski, Gidycz & Murphy, 2010). Nine out of the 26 studies reviewed in this report were rape prevention and risk reduction programs aimed at changing attitudes about rape perpetration by educating students about rape myths and social skills such as sexual aggression management and communication (Bradley, Yeater, & O’Donohue, 2009; Davis, 1997; Fay & Medway, 2006; Foubert, 2000; Foubert & Marriott, 1997; Foubert & McEwen, 1998; Holcomb, Savage, Seehafer & Waalkes, 2002; Proto-Campise, Belknap & Wooldredge, 1998; Stephens & George, 2009). Consistent across each rape prevention program was the format of individual, face-to-face interviews lasting from 50-minutes to 1-hour sessions with the exception of two studies. One, Davis’ (1997) session was 90 minutes and Fay and Midway’s (2006) was conducted over the

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