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
By Angie Epifano. Epifano is a former student of the class of 2014 Issue 142-6 Wed, 10/17/2012 – 00:07 “TRIGGER WARNING: This content deals with an account of sexual assault and may be triggering to some people. When you’re being raped time does not stop. Time does not speed up and jump ahead like it does … More An Account of Sexual Assault at Amherst College
Campus Sexual Violence: Statistics by RAINN Women Ages 18-24 Are at an Elevated Risk of Sexual Violence
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.
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
We need to continue the efforts to educate and bring awareness to sexual assault. It is on all of us. It cannot just be women fighting for rights for victims- men need to stand with us as well. Visit “It’s On Us” to learn more about this movement. (Not sponsored). When we sit and do nothing, we actually … More Preventing Sexual Assault
Citing tardy filing, US often rejects allegations of mishandling sexual violence complaints Over the past decade, federal investigators have dropped nearly three-quarters of the allegations against colleges accused of mishandling complaints of sexual violence on their campuses, often because the complaints are filed too long after the incident. The figures shed light on the outcome … More Share: “Most federal sexual cases against colleges dropped”
“I did everything a rape victim is supposed to do,” Delaney Robinson, a UNC sophomore, said in a statement. “I reported it. I allowed the rape kit to be taken. I gave a statement. I cooperated with law enforcement and the Title IX office. But six months later the university has done nothing.“ In a … More Share: “Delaney Robinson ‘did everything a rape victim is supposed to do’ and UNC refuses to act”