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Yes Means Yes: Breaking Down Sexual Violence on UC Berkeley's Campus

Hannah Berkman | Posted 09.18.2014 | College
Hannah Berkman

The California state legislature unanimously passed a bill this month requiring universities to redefine their official definitions of consent as an "affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity." The bill's passing is an incredibly needed step in the right direction.

I Expect Rape As a Weapon of War to End: The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Peggy Tileston | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Peggy Tileston

Healing is vital, but healing without education or justice will not be enough to change the global epidemic of sexual violence and rape in the world today, both in and out of war zones. We need continuing educational efforts to change individual, social and cultural views that condone sexual violence against women and children.

How 173 Congressmen Are Trying to Redefine Rape

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

The language of this bill is not only out of sync with legal precedent, but with common sense and common dignity.