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How Many Rapes Were Reported On Tennessee Campuses In 2016?


There’s always fluctuation in crime reports," said Kathy Walsh, executive director of the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence. "However, I think if victims on campus feel like the campus is doing a good job, I think they’re more likely to report." 

There are a number of things that can explain why campuses might see decreased numbers, but overall, Walsh said that while no school wants to see rapes increase, they should be aiming to improve reporting.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
 

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This October marks the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Events are happening all across the state to honor survivor of domestic violence. To learn more about what's happening in your area, visit our DVAM page. 

The Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence is the leading voice for survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Tennessee. Established in 1983 as a nonprofit agency, the Coalition is a statewide network of domestic violence programs, rape crisis centers, allied programs, and individuals working together to end domestic and sexual violence in Tennessee. We advocate for laws that protect victims of rape and abuse, train police officers, judges and frontline workers, provide life-saving services to victims, and partner with communities to prevent and end violence. We invite you to stand with us to improve the lives of survivors and create a world in which rape and abuse no longer exist.

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The Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence is a nonprofit organization composed of community leaders and program members who share a common vision of ending violence in the lives of Tennesseans.