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Cyber dating tips for women

It's also important to remember to add privacy and online safety to the top of your back-to-school checklist.

"They're buzzing and saying that they're here for the meet-ups that they had arranged on Plenty of Fish," the woman said, referring to the online dating site. That's what makes it even scarier." So far, none of the men have gained entry to the building.

As the new school year begins at colleges and universities, students are planning their class schedules, reconnecting with friends and buying new textbooks, supplies and technology.

"My main concern is my safety, because if he sends the wrong sex-crazed maniac to my house …

and he forces his way in, who knows what could happen," said the woman, whom CBC has decided not to name out of concern for her safety. The woman lives in an apartment in Edmonton's Capilano neighbourhood, and recently a series of strange men have appeared at her home, looking for sex.

Between 15 and 25 percent of women experience date rape during their enrollment, and victims of abuse come from every race and gender.

Wallis Snowdon is a digital journalist with CBC Edmonton.

Share your stories with Wallis at [email protected] shudders with fear every time the buzzer in her apartment sounds, terrified the next stranger at the door looking for sex won't take no for an answer.