By Alicia M. Cohn - 09/13/11 03:36 PM EDT
"One in five young women will be a victim of sexual assault while they're at college, one in 10 teens will be hurt on purpose by someone they are dating, and one in nine teen girls will be forced to have sex," Biden reported. "You don't know these women as statistics. You know them as friends, as sisters."
In April, the administration announced guidelines to help schools respond to campus sexual assault.
Biden spoke directly to men in much of the video, warning them that "no means no" when it comes to sexual activity. Biden concluded the video with a call to action for the "guys" to intervene if they see an act of violence against women.
"If you know somebody's being abused, or see somebody being abused, be a man. Step up. It could be your sister. It's your obligation," he said.