As with cases of sexual assault, most incidents of domestic violence go unreported, meaning the number is likely much higher.
College-aged women experience a higher rate of partner violence than any other age group.
There has to be some price to pay." (Note: This article has been changed from a previous version to correct an erroneous reference from another news organization about Greene's alleged killer being a student at South Carolina.
Importance of examining attitudes toward marital violence Despite diverse family structures (Cherlin, 2004) and commonality of divorce (Martin & Parashar, 2006), marriage is still considered the symbolic pinnacle of intimate relationships--regardless of individual expectations to marry (Manning, Longmore, & Giordano, 2007).
Thirteen percent of college women say they have been stalked, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
The University of Chicago, where Ezaldein was studying law, organizes several domestic violence awareness campaigns and events through its law school, including the Domestic Violence Project.
While men are also victims of dating violence, the majority of victims are women, making a lack of proper prevention methods for partner violence a violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
According to the Justice Department, women are eight times more likely than men to be victimized by a partner.
This study suggests that IPV prevention and intervention programs should take into consideration that college-aged men and women frequently experience and use violence in dating relationships.
Findings revealed that female college students are less accepting of marital violence, regardless of the sex of the perpetrating spouse.