Tag: sexual harassment

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?”

One in the one-in-three

One in the one-in-three

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05/26/2020

That night, I became one of the one-in-three women who has experienced sexual assault or coercion—without even realizing it. Yet despite our prevalence and the gravity of our circumstances, policymakers—like Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX policies—continue to neither recognize nor support survivors of sexual assault. 

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…

University launches online sexual assault and misconduct resources

University launches online sexual assault and misconduct resources

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01/17/2018

Georgetown University announced two new online resources that will be available for students to report sexual misconduct on campus. On Jan. 10, Rosemary Kilkenny, vice president for institutional diversity, equity and affirmative action, and Laura Cutway, the university’s Title IX coordinator, detailed the new online resource center and the online reporting form in a university-wide…

Life Infiltrating Art

Life Infiltrating Art

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11/17/2017

I read reports of Louis C.K.’s alleged sexual misconduct, now confirmed by Louis himself, on the same laptop that held a “Louis C.K. is my spirit animal” sticker. Before I began to peel it off, not wanting to force the face of sexual harassment on my fellow students, I was struck by the age-old question…

Walk This Way: Female students subjected to sexual harassment by construction workers

Walk This Way: Female students subjected to sexual harassment by construction workers

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10/02/2014

As Georgetown breaks ground on the many construction projects planned for the next two years, several female students have raised concerns for their personal safety in response to incidents of alleged sexual harassment from construction workers on campus. These complaints have  prompted University administrators to address this problem and devise solutions to better enforce boundaries…

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