What College Men Think Of The New Rape Prevention Campaign That’s Targeting Them


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One of the specific goals of the White House’s new “It’s On Us” sexual assault prevention campaign, which was rolled out on Friday, is to mobilize men to get involved in the fight against the campus rape crisis. Afact sheet about the new initiative notes that it hopes to “change social norms” by encouraging men to demonstrate they don’t condone sexual violence.

The Obama administration has been both praised and critiqued for its recent approach to the issue of sexual assault on college campuses, which is the subject of a White House Task Force created last winter. But what does its target audience think about it? ThinkProgress reached out to college-age men to find out where they stand on “It’s On Us,” and whether they think it’s what their campus needs.

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