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College Women Sexual Assault

'Don't Tell Anyone if You Are Sexually Assaulted': What My Culture Taught Me

Esrat Karim Eve | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Esrat Karim Eve

The fear is all about being boycotted from society because there are still people in the 21st century who believe that "if a girl is being assaulted sexually, it's definitely her fault." This might sounds crazy to you, but unfortunately it is a brutal truth in my culture.

Why Colleges Should Pay More Attention to the Quality of Self-Defense Training

Meg Stone | Posted 03.16.2015 | College
Meg Stone

Thanks in part to new mandates from the federal government, colleges and universities are more proactive about sexual violence than they were when I started school. Yet the quality of self-defense programs have not improved nearly enough.

What Slate Got So Wrong About College Women And Sexual Assault

Emma Gray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Emma Gray

There is certainly a culture that needs changing, but scolding college women for drinking beer at a kegger is not the way to do it.

Sexual Assault Survivor Activists Launch 'Know Your IX' Campaign

Dana Bolger | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dana Bolger

Title IX guarantees students' civil right to an education unimpeded by violence and harassment. Our colleges unabashedly took advantage of our ignorance of our Title IX rights -- and this past year's headlines suggest that our experiences are not unique.

In Wake of Amherst Scandal, Swarthmore Must Ensure That It Treats Sexual Assault With Due Gravity

The Swarthmore Phoenix | Posted 01.28.2013 | College
The Swarthmore Phoenix

Sexual assault will not go away after graduation; a stronger educational campaign on how to prevent and deal with sexual assault will go a long way toward students' well-being both at Swarthmore and in the "real world."