Sex Crimes on Campus

October 28, 2013 12:00AM ET
An America Tonight special series on the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses, and the efforts to curb it.
Topics:
Sexual violence
Rape

As many as one in four college women in the United States -- almost 25 percent -- will be the victim of a completed or attempted rape during her college years.

In this special broadcast and digital series, Al Jazeera America's flagship program America Tonight takes on the issue, from the culture that fuels assault and the prevalence of serial rapists on campus, to the debate over the role alcohol plays and the growing army of activists who are working to end the problem and encourage healing.

Do you have stories to share? Let us know through our digital partnership with Project Unbreakable or on our Facebook page, or tweet us at @AmericaTonight using #campusassault.

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Where to turn for help

If you have been the victim of a sexual assault or are a friend of a victim, live support is available at 800-565-HOPE(4673) or online here.

For more on campus safety and sexual assault prevention and help, visit our resources page.