Rape-Prevention Programs Proliferate, but 'It's Hard to Know' Whether They Work

Photographs By Michael Okoniewski

Fraternity leaders (above) are the facilitators in Binghamton U.'s sexual-assault-prevention program, which draws emotional responses (right) from participants. Peer participation is key, say researchers.
November 15, 2009

Imagine that you are a male police officer walking down a dark alley. Two drunken men surprise you, take your gun, and then sexually assault you.

This is the scenario groups of young men are asked to visualize during a presentation at Binghamton…

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