UH-Manoa report shows sex assault cases unchanged in 2014

UH-Manoa report shows sex assault cases unchanged in 2014

HONOLULU (AP) - The number of sexual assault reports on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus remained unchanged in 2014 compared to the previous year.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the university's annual crime statistics report shows that there were eight cases of forcible sex offenses last year, including rape and attempted rape. The same number of complaints was reported in 2013, a decrease from the 11 incidents in 2012.

According to the report, the number of domestic violence cases grew to four cases from two the previous year. Stalking incidents fell to eight from 10, while complaints of dating violence jumped to six from four in 2013.

UH-Manoa designated an office this summer to handle all complaints received on campus in an effort to strengthen its response to reports of sex discrimination.

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