Toolkit To End Violence Against Women, from the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women and the Violence Against Women Office Home
Chapter Navagation Chapter 1. Strengthening Community-Based Services and Advocacy for Victims Chapter 2. Improving the Health and Mental Health Care Systems' Responses to Violence Against Women Chapter 3. Enhancing the Response of the Justice System: Civil Remedies Chapter 4. Enhancing the Response of the Justice System: Criminal Remedies Chapter 5. Additional Justice System Responses Chapter 6. Promoting Women's Economic Security Chapter 7. Promoting Safety and Nonviolence on College and University Campuses Chapter 8. Promoting Safety and Nonviolence in the Workplace Chapter 9. Intervention and Prevention for Children and Youth Chapter 10. Educating and Mobilizing the Public About Violence Against Women Chapter 11. Engaging the Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Industries Chapter 12. Engaging Religious, Spiritual, and Faith-Based Groups and Organizations Chapter 13. Promoting Healthy, Nonviolent Attitudes and Behaviors Through Sports Chapter 14. Nation to Nation: Promoting the Safety of Native Women Chapter 15. The Role of the U.S. Military in Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women Chapter 16. The United States Within the International Community—Responding to Trafficking in Persons

  Chapter 7. Promoting Safety and Nonviolence on College and University Campuses
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What College and University Campuses Can Do To Make a Difference

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  • Institutionalize a campuswide response to violence against women.
  • Create an interdisciplinary task force to address violence against women.
  • Establish a fair campus adjudication process.
  • Administer sanctions for perpetrators that convey the seriousness of the offense.
  • Invest in comprehensive and accessible on-campus and community services to victims.
  • Provide training on violence against women for all campus law enforcement.
  • Form partnerships with local victim service programs and criminal justice agencies.
  • Highlight men's ability and responsibility to prevent violence against women.
  • Enlist men in education efforts.
  • Participate in full disclosure of campus crime data reports.


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