Rape and Relationship Violence

One out of four women is the victim either of rape or attempted rape during her college years. Eighty-four percent of rape victims know their attackers. Fifty-seven percent of rapes occur on dates. One out of five college students will have a direct personal experience with relationship violence. Review the resources listed in the right-hand navigation to learn more about what constitutes relationship violence and how to prevent it. Health Promotion provides information and referral services for victims of sexual assault and relationship violence. In addition, we offer workshops about healthy relationships. Contact Health Promotion at (919) 515-9355 for more information about these services.

Online Resources for Victims of Rape and/or Sexual Assault 

NC State Women’s Center
The Women’s Center supports  students, staff, and faculty of NC State University. The Women’s Center strives to create a safe space for women to explore, learn, and reach their maximum potential in a more equitable society. Through programs that address matters from body image and safety to developing leadership skills, the Women’s Center enhances the quality of life and learning for students in the NC State community.

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA)
Is a North Carolina education and advocacy organization committed to ending sexual violence.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN is a national non-profit anti-sexual violence organization.

InterAct
InterAct is a private, non-profit agency in Raleigh that provides safety, support and education for victims of domestic or sexual violence.

One in Four, Inc.
One in Four, Inc. is a non-profit organization that seeks to prevent rape by educating men.

Men Can Stop Rape
Men Can Stop Rape is an international coalition of young men that focuses on preventing men’s violence against women.