North Carolina will begin state-wide early voting on Thursday, and unlike the 2012 presidential election, many students across the state will have no polling place on-campus, making it more difficult for students to exercise their right to vote.
In Tennessee, North Dakota, and Colorado - three states deciding ballot measures aimed at restricting birth control access and outlawing abortion in the upcoming election - student activists are mobilizing.
Although a spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights says the new complaint from the Catholic conference is under review, Rouillard has reiterated that the agency considers abortion a basic health care service.
Georgetown University has formally apologized to students and alumni following a university police response to an off-campus H*yas for Choice protest last week that sparked outrage.
Over 200 Georgetown Alumni want the University to do better by H*yas for Choice.
The United States Department of Education has completed its investigation into The Ohio State University's compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX, and OSU has agreed to take steps to strengthen its policies on sexual assault and harassment.
Three new organizers will join Edwith on the ground across the country, and one travelling do-it-all media maven is on board to help them tweet about it.
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.