Tag Archives: sexual violence

Campus safety committee fails to recognize violence as violence

Tweet Last week, a 15-member committee of representatives from various groups related to campus sexual violence reached a consensus on a new set of rules that will take effect under the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE Act). These rules are the new mandates that colleges will have to follow under the Clery Act as [...]
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Feministing Follow Friday: SAAM, Vol. II

Tweet Last week we kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with five great organizations and collectives working to stop sexual violence — and documenting that work on Twitter. This week we’re back with more recommendations for groups and individuals fighting the good SAAM fight: Tweet
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Feministing Five: Ali Safran

Tweet It’s no secret that we here at Feministing are huge fans of Ali Safran and her powerful blog “Surviving in Numbers,” which displays testimony from survivors of sexual assault via powerful hand-written posters. Since launching her project back in April of 2013, Ali has continued her bad-ass-ness advocacy by highlighting the words of fellow survivors, speaking [...]
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Feministing Follow Friday: SAAM, Vol. I

Tweet April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Of course, knowledge of the problem on its own does about zilch to stop violence — but the month provides advocates with the platform to turn to awareness into activism. Here are five doing just that: Tweet
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Study suggests police systematically undercount rape reports

Tweet Corey Rayburn Yung, an associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, has published a startling study in the Iowa Law Review. Based on his investigations of Baltimore, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and St. Louis law enforcement and victim narratives from across the country, Yung believes that police officers are undercounting rape reports [...]
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