Posts Tagged campus sexual assault

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Dear media, it’s your fault if you think young feminists only care about campus rape

First, a confession: There are many terrible things happening in the world, of which campus rape isn’t the worst. We should think critically about whose experiences and needs our politicians, press, and public at large prioritize, and about whose we ignore. 

First, a confession: There are many terrible things happening in the world, of which campus rape isn’t the worst. We should think critically about whose experiences and needs our politicians, press, and public at large prioritize, and ...

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In new study, 1 in 3 college women had experienced sexual assault by sophomore year

A new study published in The Journal of Adolescent Health confirms that about 1 in 5 college women experience rape or attempted rape on campus. Professor Kate Carey of Brown University’s School of Public Health surveyed 483 women at a university in upstate New York, and just over 18 percent of them said they had been raped, or had had an attempt at rape perpetrated against them, in their first year at college. 

A new study published in The Journal of Adolescent Health confirms that about 1 in 5 college women experience rape or attempted rape on campus. Professor Kate Carey of Brown University’s School of Public Health surveyed 483 ...

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UCSB student activists tell university: “It’s not on us. It’s on you.”

Joining efforts of student activists at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, students at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are turning their university’s watered-down “It’s On Us” PR campaign on its head with a radical new statement: “It’s not on us. It’s on you, UCSB.”

Joining efforts of student activists at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, students at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are turning their university’s watered-down “It’s On Us” PR campaign on its ...

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A student from Rutgers University shares her story of sexual assault

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

A warrior named Rebecca Emont recently spoke at Take Back the Night about her experience being sexually assaulted at Rutgers University.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

A warrior named Rebecca Emont recently spoke at Take Back the Night about her experience being sexually assaulted at Rutgers University.

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Columbia sued for failing to protect alleged rapist from “harassment”

The student accused of rape by Emma Sulkowicz is suing Columbia University, claiming that the school failed to protect him from “severe, pervasive … and threatening behavior by other Columbia students.”

The student accused of rape by Emma Sulkowicz is suing Columbia University, claiming that the school failed to protect him from “severe, pervasive … and threatening behavior by other Columbia students.”

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Students protest NRA effort to lift gun bans on campus

This week a bill that would lift gun bans on Nevada campuses passed the Nevada Assembly. The bill’s champion, Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, calls it “common sense legislation” that would help college women protect themselves from rape. But as Nevada students point out, the bill will make them feel less safe on campus, not more.

This week a bill that would lift gun bans on Nevada campuses passed the Nevada Assembly. The bill’s champion, Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, calls it “common sense legislation” that would help college women protect themselves from ...

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Schools must address the financial costs of sexual violence

Sexual violence costs. And under civil rights law, colleges and universities are obligated to address it.

Title IX — the 1972 law that mandates schools remove gender-based barriers to education — requires colleges and universities to address the financial barriers to educational access that violence creates.

Sexual violence costs. And under civil rights law, colleges and universities are obligated to address it.

Title IX — the 1972 law that mandates schools remove gender-based barriers to education — requires colleges ...

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