With the rise in domestic violence, there is a greater need to understand why and to what extent certain individuals become victims of domestic violence. AMU's Dr. Jade Pumphrey discusses the study of victimology and why it's important to understand the role that victims play in their victimization and how this has led to some important legislation for victims.
Sexual assault is a crime of violence whether the victim is male or female. There are many myths associated with male sexual assault, which often makes it difficult for men to report the crime. AMU professor Mark Bond writes about the prevalence of male sexual assault and what can be done to support these victims and increase the rate that abusers are prosecuted.