JDoe: Report Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Anonymously

Report sexual assault/harassment anonymously as a survivor/witness. When the justice system fails us, when we live in a rape culture, when you are too scared to come forward as a witness or survivor, report through JDoe. Together, we can puts crimes on the map so we can know how safe our communities are. If you … More JDoe: Report Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Anonymously

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16 Safe and Creative Ways for Bystanders to Become Upstanders in Stopping Violence Against Women

We know that there is no excuse for violence, and we know that violence should never be allowed to happen. So, as witnesses or bystanders to a violent situation, what could we do to stop it from happening? We took a walk around the Breakthrough office and asked our team members what they would do … More 16 Safe and Creative Ways for Bystanders to Become Upstanders in Stopping Violence Against Women

7 Ways Title IX Protects College Students

By: Emily Zak | October 7, 2017 | About Emily | Follow Emily at @EmilyEZak For 45 years, Title IX has helped protect students from gender discrimination but recently the Trump Administration has been tweaking guidelines for the influential civil rights law. First, Betsy DeVos’ Education Department withdrew protections for transgender students. Now, sexual assault survivors have to work harder to prove their assault happened. … More 7 Ways Title IX Protects College Students

#DearBetsy: How To Defend Title IX and Prevent Campus Sexual Violence

“IT’S UP TO ALL OF US — STUDENTS, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND CONCERNED CITIZENS — TO JOIN TOGETHER, TO HOLD EACH OTHER ACCOUNTABLE, TO HOLD OUR LEADERS ACCOUNTABLE, AND TO HOLD THIS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTABLE.” Sign up for Title IX action alerts from the United State of Women Be the first to know when Secretary DeVos launches the comment … More #DearBetsy: How To Defend Title IX and Prevent Campus Sexual Violence

Project Unbreakable

“Project Unbreakable is a photography project aiming to give a voice to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. Project Unbreakable has been featured in media outlets such as Glamour, TIME, Buzzfeed, and The Guardian. If you are interested in participating by submitting in your own image, you may send an email to … More Project Unbreakable

Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights

By Culture of Respect Legal rights exist for all victims of sexual assault. In addition colleges and Universities have requirements under various laws including Title IX, The Clery Act and Campus Save that they are mandated to perform. In this section we provide crucial pertinent information for both the survivor and schools.

If You Don’t Get Why Campus Rape Is A National Problem, Read This

By Lydia O’Connor, Tyler Kingkade on Huffington Post This is why injustice plagues most sexual assault cases. For many people, reading the Stanford University sexual assault victim’s powerful letter to her assailant was an entry point into the complicated, unjust realities of reporting and punishing sexual assault. While the attention the case — and similar ones at Baylor and Vanderbilt Universities … More If You Don’t Get Why Campus Rape Is A National Problem, Read This