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Sexual violence refers to sexual activity where consent is not obtained or freely given. Anyone can experience sexual violence, but most victims are female. The person responsible for the violence is typically male and is usually someone known to the victim. The person can be, but is not limited to, a friend, coworker, neighbor, or family member.

For more information on sexual violence, please visit the CDC webpage.

Stalking is unwanted or repeated surveillance by an individual or group towards another person.[1] Stalking behaviors are interrelated to harassment and intimidation and may include following the victim in person or monitoring them.

National Center for Victims of Crime, "virtually any unwanted contact between two people that directly or indirectly communicates a threat or places the victim in fear can be considered stalking".

Resources ON Campus

Family Advocates

Residence Life


Dean of Students Office

Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality

University Counseling Services

Resources off Campus

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

Family Advocates - Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence Services in SW Wisconsin

Love is Respect - Empowering youth to prevent and/or end abusive relationships

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

RAINN (the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network)

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault