Tag: sexual assault prevention

I’m a survivor. And no, your policies aren’t enough.

I’m a survivor. And no, your policies aren’t enough.

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06/26/2020

“Georgetown and its students say survivors are not alone. We write it on the walls of our buildings and host rallies and shout together, but what will you do when the perpetrator is your friend or partner? What will you do when rejecting them means a major change in your life? What will you do when empowering a survivor is inconvenient for you? What will you do when your student organization is enabling abusers? What action will you actually, truly take to make sure a survivor is not alone?”

New federal Title IX regulations announced amid criticism

New federal Title IX regulations announced amid criticism

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05/11/2020

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced new rules regarding federal Title IX regulations on May 6. These regulations come after a preliminary proposal in 2018 and concentrate on procedural changes regarding sexual harassment and assault allegations, including introducing mandatory live hearings and limiting the liability of…

Peer Educators, Powerful Results: 10 Years of SAPE

Peer Educators, Powerful Results: 10 Years of SAPE

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10/26/2018

This year, Sexual Assault Peer Educators is celebrating its 10th anniversary of offering workshops, trainings, and speaker events on issues surrounding sexual assault. Undergraduate students have entirely led the program, commonly known as SAPE, through its decade of existence on campus. According to Jennifer Wiggins, the program’s staff advisor, recent years have been SAPE’s most successful. “Although SAPE…

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