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Universities eye sex assault prevention training for bars


October 27, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Seven years ago, Arizona started a program through which bars could get employees trained to stop a potential sexual assault before it happens.

Now, researchers at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University are planning to study whether the Arizona Safer Bars Alliance initiative is having a significant impact.

With a $3 million National Institutes of Health grant, researchers will conduct a five-year study focused on 56 bars and breweries located within a mile of each of the state's three major public universities.

"If we see things generally aren't changing or...

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