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 Minto Felix (Mental health advocate, co-founder of the Australians for Mental Health campaign) on Huffington Post Australia “Australian universities demonstrated commendable leadership over the course of 2016 in tackling the issue of sexual assault and sexual harassment.” “Another pressing issue that requires the full focus and will of the university community over the coming months and … More Universities Need An Education In Youth Mental Health
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”