A new misconduct policy at University of Michigan requires survivors of sexual violence to be cross-examined by their alleged attackers—or face the dismissal of their complaint.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ latest proposed Title IX guidelines continue the Trump administration’s attack on LGBTQ rights—and leave transgender and queer students in danger.
Researchers from Columbia University found that early sex education covering consent decreased rates of sexual assault, whereas abstinence-only instruction did not.
Systemic failure creates more victims and empowers the perpetrators. That’s why Title IX protections around campus sexual assault must remain in place.
The very lives of women and girls—our safety at home, in school, in the workplace and on the streets—are at stake.
Ms. is the proud media sponsor of this year’s National Sexual Assault Conference—which is why I’ll be spending the next three days handing out a million free magazines, streaming sessions and sitting down for a marathon of live-streamed conversations with experts and advocates on-site. (And blogging all about it! Right here.)
After investigating 387 reports of sexual misconduct, the Department of Education determined that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill failed survivors of sexual assault. One of the alumni behind the landmark battle for justice talked to Ms. about what comes next.
What is it about male identity that links so undeniably with violence? How do we break these cycles of violence?
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded groundbreaking Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault that made it easier for survivors to seek justice—and now, litigators are demanding her department reverse course.
To create safe, supportive environments for all people on campus, programming must consider how the campus environment impacts violence perpetration.