Understanding Consent Beyond A ‘Yes’ Or A ‘No’

feminisminindia.com 1.24.17 | Madhulika Agarwal Consent can be crudely understood as permission to do something. Sexual consent has been mainly restricted to ‘yes’ and ‘no.’ However, it needs to be understood that consent and especially, the sexual consent of a woman is something which is ridden
Title IX - Affirmtaive Consent

Sexual assault in the time of Trump @ajenglish

AlJazeera.com 1.24.17  Gina Benevento Eight years of progress and funding for programmes countering sexual violence against women are about to be undone. "Affirmative consent, for those who don't know, is the idea that if you don't consent at every stage of a sexual

Campus Sexual Assault Rules in Crosshairs of Trump’s Education Task Force

Rewire.com 2.3.17 | Ally Boguhn A spokesperson for Liberty University suggested to Reuters that Jerry Falwell Jr. hoped to chip away at regulations affecting colleges and universities, including rules on investigating and reporting campus sexual assault. Jerry Falwell Jr., the evangelical president of Liberty

High school students talk gender violence in Paramus @melanieanzidei

NorthJersey.com 2.4.17 |  Melanie Anzidei PARAMUS — More than 60 students from several Bergen County high schools came together Friday for a full-day Youth Summit that taught them about gender violence and reinforced ways to prevent it in their communities. The summit, organized by

Trump’s Education pick could roll back efforts to fight campus sexual assault

ThinkProgress 1.16.17 | By Perpetual Baffour and Ulrich Boser Betsy DeVos’ family foundation has long donated to organizations that side with students accused of rape — not their victims. Donald Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary, Michigan billionaire and philanthropist Betsy DeVos, has kept fairly silent on

UC investigated for ‘sexually hostile environment’

Cinncinati.com 12.30.16 | Kate Murphy Allegations of a “sexually hostile environment” on campus spurred a federal investigation of the University of Cincinnati, recently discovered federal documents state. The Enquirer reported in August that UC was under investigation by the federal Department of Education for possibly