The data also show that students are divided about the definition of consent, that victims of sexual assault suffer from trauma, and that a small minority of victims report the crime.
Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA) today re-introduced the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) Campus Sexual Violence Act to strengthen efforts to combat the epidemic of sexual violence on college campuses. “We have to stop campus sexual assault in its tracks,” said Speier. “We need real enforcement that will make colleges live...
Some of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act's key key provisions include a requirement of confidential reporting systems on colleges and universities, minimum training requirements for campus personnel, and stricter penalties for schools found to be in violation of Title IX or the Clery Act.
The fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) will not be allowed to hold on-campus activities, use the school bulletin boards or email system to communicate, or use the fraternity’s name “in connection with the university."
The University of Virginia’s president, Teresa Sullivan, recently spoke to the campus community about what's next in their push to end sexual assault on campus and strengthen their policies for survivrs.
Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, both former football players, will hear their sentencing on March 6.
Two fraternities at the University of Virginia have declined to sign on to new fraternity regulations put in place after a sexual assault scandal shook the campus.
The decision closely follows the release of a Rolling Stone article detailing a pattern of rape and sexual assault occurring at UVA fraternities, which has caused student and faculty protests and sparked national outrage.
"I don't think I've ever been in a room with so much personal history, and so much future," Gloria Steinem said.
"It's On Us" launched a nationwide Week of Action yesterday, with students at campuses throughout the country hosting events calling on everyone to play a role in ending campus sexual violence.
A student-run feminist group at Columbia University is facing up to $1,500 in charges after a protest of campus rape and sexual assault.
One in six women at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have experienced some form of sexual assault, but only 5 percent have reported it.
After the Department of Education's announcement of final rule on implementing changes last week, the Clery Act will now more effectively address and report campus violence.
As part of the "It's On Us" campaign to end campus sexual assault by changing campus culture, the White House has released guidance to assist with enforcement of institutional Title IX policies.
Today, the White House announced the official launch of "It's On Us," a media initiative aimed at ending campus sexual assault. Here's a glimpse into what happened!
New White House Campaign Seeks to Engage Men and Empower Campus Activists in Fight to End Sexual Assault
President Barack Obama today announced It's On Us, a multi-platform media campaign and action plan targeted at ending campus sexual assault.
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.
The bill will radically change the current standard of proving sexual assault, which requires victims of sexual assault to demonstrate that they did not consent.
Senator Barbara Boxer urged California universities to create independent sexual assault victim's advocates on their campuses in a letter sent out on Tuesday.
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.