Senator Barbara Boxer urged California universities to create independent sexual assault victim's advocates on their campuses in a letter sent out on Tuesday.
In 2014, young voters will do more than just turn out - they will ShowOUT!
The state of California had previously allowed insurance companies on two campuses to deny abortion coverage. On Friday, Governor Jerry Brown's Department of Managed Health Care reversed that decision.
The Campus Accountability and Safety Act, cosponsored by Senators Claire McCaskill, Dean Heller, Richard Blumenthal, Chuck Grassley, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kelly Ayotte, Mark Warner, and Marco Rubio, focuses on steps colleges can take to proactively protect students.
North Carolina college students are joining the NAACP, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the US Department of Justice in a challenge to restrictive state voting laws that they argue violate the 26th Amendment.
Two members of Feminist Majority Foundation’s campus team were in Jackson, Mississippi this past week engaging with social justice groups on the subject of modern-day voter suppression.
The United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights issued guidelines this week that Title IX prohibits discrimination against transgender students.
FMF Applauds Release of First Report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault
"We are thrilled that the White House is developing concrete actions and guidelines to support survivors and assist universities in preventing sexual assault. No student should have to face sexual violence while at school. Neither should they be abandoned by school officials they trust to protect them."
To compile "Not Alone: The First Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault," The Task Force used recommendations it gathered from a wide variety of people during a 90-day review period.
Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon gave a powerful speech Wednesday night calling for significant changes on campus in light of its high rates of sexual assault, high-risk drinking, and discriminatory social scene.
In the women’s right’s movement, ‘solidarity’ is a word we value, and it’s a word that’s been proven true in my time here.
Thousands of people are calling on Dartmouth College to improve its sexual assault policies after a student whose name appeared in a "rape guide" on a student-run website was sexually assaulted.
Campus police investigated the alleged rape and brought information to the county police department, which declined to prosecute.
Students File Two Federal Complaints Against UC Berkeley for Mishandling Campus Sexual Assault Cases
31 current and former University of California at Berkeley filed two federal complaints against the college Wednesday, alleging that the university had failed to properly handle sexual assault cases within good time, investigate serial rapists, and take rape and harassment on campus seriously.
A Maryland House of Delegates committee heard testimony yesterday on a bill that would require all state universities and colleges to administer an anonymous sexual violence survey every three years — to more accurately determine how many assaults are occurring on campuses — and then report those findings to the Maryland Higher Education Commission....
A Vanderbilt University graduate and sexual violence survivor launched a fundraising drive yesterday to open a home for fellow college-aged survivors in Nashville, Tennessee.
"This is a momentous day for the movement to end violence against women and, in particular, campus rape."
"We want to make sure administrations can't keep stuff hush hush in hopes of making it seem like a school is safe than it really is."
We’re looking forward to seeing a diverse array of feminists at the conference this year, and we hope you’ll join us in celebrating a decade of young feminist action and leadership across the nation.
Four San Jose State University students have been charged with misdemeanor hate-crime and battery for committing hate crimes against their 17 year-old black roommate.