25 Feminists Break Down Why We Must #StopBetsy and Stand With Campus Sexual Assault Survivors

Education Secretary Betsy Devos announced plans for a complete overhaul of the Obama-era Title IX rule that outlines procedural protocol for addressing and arbitrating campus sexual assault.

I Fought Campus Rape Culture—With the Help of Title IX

Rumor has it that Betsy DeVos wants to reshape the Title IX policies surrounding campus sexual assault. I want to tell her my story.

#DearBetsy is Back: Calling on the Trump Administration to Uphold Title IX Protections for Survivors

The #DearBetsy campaign has been relaunched in the wake of DeVos’ alarming actions on campus sexual assault.

Jordan Scraps Law Allowing Rapists To Avoid Jail When They Marry Their Victims

Jordan’s parliament voted Tuesday to terminate a provision in their penal code which let rapists avoid jail time if they married their victims.

One of The 90 Percent

I am one of the supposedly 90 percent of sexual assault cases that “fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’ ‘we broke up and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation because she just decided that our last sleeping together was not quite right.” But my story is as valid as the rest of them.

Columbia University Settles with Alleged Rapist at Center of Emma Sulkowicz’s #CarryThatWeight Protest Piece

Columbia University has reached a settlement with former student Paul Nungesser following the aftermath of a sexual assault case that brought Columbia to the forefront of a national conversation about rape on college campuses.

Where the Transformation of Trauma Lives

Abuse is one kind of trauma. Being silent about it is another. Of this I am now certain: My silence will not come to the grave with me.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Meet With Alleged Rapists About Campus Sexual Assault Policies

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be meeting with so-called “men’s rights activists” and accused rapists Thursday about campus sexual assault policies.

Small Steps Toward Closing California’s Rape Kit Backlog

Thousands of rape kits sit untested and overlooked at police departments and crime lab storage facilities nationwide. According to a partial estimate by the End the Backlog Initiative, about 9,000 kits remain untested in California alone.

Implementing New Norms to End Violence Against Women

A new three-year initiative will work to protect women from violence in Turkey and six countries in the Western Balkans,-with a focus on women from the most disadvantaged groups. 

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