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Administrators, students address sexual assault and misconduct survey

Administrators, students address sexual assault and misconduct survey

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06/19/2016

Almost one third of surveyed female undergraduate respondents report having experienced some form of non-consensual sexual contact as a result of physical force or incapacitation, according to the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey released on June 16. While the survey results paint a stark picture of the state of sexual misconduct at Georgetown, actions…

Almost one third of surveyed Georgetown female undergrads report experiencing non-consensual sexual contact

Almost one third of surveyed Georgetown female undergrads report experiencing non-consensual sexual contact

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06/16/2016

Nearly one third of the female undergraduate student population at Georgetown have reported experiencing non-consensual sexual contact, according to the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey released June 16. According to the survey, which took place in January 2016, 31 percent of respondents have experienced the non-consensual sexual contact as a result of physical force…

Student organizers continue dialogue on relationship with Nike

Student organizers continue dialogue on relationship with Nike

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12/03/2015

A small number of student organizers from the group Athletes and Advocates for Workers’ Rights met Wednesday Dec. 2 to discuss their campaign to raise awareness around the relationship between Georgetown and Nike. The meeting served to spread awareness about the issue and explain a change in Nike’s policy, which recently began denying access of…

Panel on women and climate change discusses women’s agency, looks forward to Paris climate conference

Panel on women and climate change discusses women’s agency, looks forward to Paris climate conference

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10/19/2015

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security (GIWPS) hosted a panel Oct. 16 that discussed the role women play in combating climate change and the importance of women’s agency in reaching international agreements on climate. The Friday panel, moderated by GIWPS Executive Director Melanne Verveer, featured U.N. Special Envoy for Climate Change Mary Robinson, former…

GUSA and administrators sign MOU to reform campus sexual assault policy

GUSA and administrators sign MOU to reform campus sexual assault policy

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09/15/2015

The Georgetown University Student Association and university administrators officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today after several weeks of meeting and negotiating reforms to the university’s sexual assault policies and survivors’ rights. According to a statement from GUSA released Sept. 15, the changes and commitments reached are to include: A new educational program for…

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