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
Douglas Steele’s Tinder profile makes him look like a family man. WARNING: Graphic content HE PROMOTES himself on Tinder as a “single dad” family man who enjoys “coffee”, “feminism” and “strategic ideas to fix societal problems”. Douglas Steele is also a convicted rapist. On Monday, the James Cook University employee — aged 33 — was … More Share: “James Cook University adviser Douglas Steele promoted after raping student”
“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”
“Even in cases such as Steubenville – where there was video evidence of the rape – the mainstream media seemed to take the side of the perpetrators. Many news outlets spoke extensively about the perpetrators’ “promising football careers,” lamenting the fact that the rape would hinder their futures. These defenses have recognizable patterns: They rely … More Share: “Real men do rape”
What a shame is it that some women cannot even support one another in the face of assault…
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