Articles tagged: sexual assault prevention
Title IX fails the very group it exists to protect: Survivors of campus sexual violence
Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and harassment. Survivors of campus sexual violence are not lifeless statistics. They are real people whose lives were disrupted by a dehumanizing violation.... Read more
Georgetown Explained: Domestic violence resources
The Voice explains resources available for students experiencing domestic violence or interpersonal violence.
Key sexual assault prevention advocate resigns
Jennifer Wiggins, former associate director for Sexual Assault Response and Prevention (SARP), resigned from Georgetown on July 10 for a position at the National Institutes of Health. Wiggins began working for... Read more
Georgetown Explained: Title IX
CW: This article discusses topics of sexual misconduct and assault This article is part of a series of explainer pieces by the Voice on some of the most important topics... Read more
Students demand university response to new Title IX regulations
Content warning: sexual harassment, sexual assault Members of the Georgetown community are supporting a petition demanding the university commit to a series of policies supporting survivors of sexual assault and... Read more
I’m a survivor. And no, your policies aren’t enough.
"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
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... Read more
Title IX class proposes sexual assault reforms to administration
Content Warning: This article references sexual assault and misconduct. “We are a new generation taking a fresh look at Title IX and gender equity on-campus,” Kayla Friedland (COL ’22) said.... Read more
University Survey to Measure Progress in Campus Sexual Assault Prevention
Georgetown will conduct its second Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct beginning Feb. 1 and running through March 1. Like the first survey in 2016, students will once... Read more
Peer Educators, Powerful Results: 10 Years of SAPE
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... Read more