Violence Against Women Act VAWA

Read: The Conference on Crimes Against Women Returns to Dallas with Keynote Speaker Mark Wynn

The Conference on Crimes Against Women Returns to Dallas with Keynote Speaker Mark Wynn

Data shows that crimes against women have increase during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read: New Title IX Rules Are About to Take Effect. Is Your K-12 District Ready?

New Title IX Rules Are About to Take Effect. Is Your K-12 District Ready?

The new Title IX rules on sexual misconduct will become the law of the land August 14. School districts need to make significant changes now.

Read: U.S. Department of Education Stepping-Up Enforcement of Clery Act VAWA Requirements

U.S. Department of Education Stepping-Up Enforcement of Clery Act VAWA Requirements

The provisions, added by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 require colleges to enact policies and programs to prevent and respond to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.

Read: University of Arizona Settles Title IX Domestic Violence Lawsuit Involving Former Football Player

University of Arizona Settles Title IX Domestic Violence Lawsuit Involving Former Football Player

The lawsuit claimed the University of Arizona knew Orlando Bradford was a danger but failed to take adequate steps to protect his victims.

Read: VAWA Turns 25: An Interview with a Sexual Assault Survivor

VAWA Turns 25: An Interview with a Sexual Assault Survivor

We spoke with author and sexual assault survivor Karen Stefano about her experience and progress made since the Violence Against Women’s Act was passed 25 years ago.

Read: 21 Clery Crime Definitions and Scenario-Based Examples

21 Clery Crime Definitions and Scenario-Based Examples

Here’s a comprehensive list of crimes that fall under the Clery Act, along with their definitions and an example of each crime.

Read: U.S. Dept. of Ed. Releases Official Proposed Title IX Sexual Violence Rules

U.S. Dept. of Ed. Releases Official Proposed Title IX Sexual Violence Rules

The proposed Title IX rules that bolster the rights of accused and provide more supportive measures to victims will be open for public comment.

Read: Making Sense of DeVos’ Title IX Campus Sexual Violence Comments

Making Sense of DeVos’ Title IX Campus Sexual Violence Comments

The education secretary indicated she would listen to all sides of the campus sexual violence debate, but is she truly open to retaining the positive parts of the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter?

U.S. Dept. of Ed Releases 2016 Campus Safety Handbook

This edition includes guidance on how institutions of higher education can comply with the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.

3 Steps to Keeping Victims and Campuses Safe During Title IX and VAWA Investigations

In appropriate cases, behavioral threat assessments that are run separately but parallel to institutional Title IX sexual violence investigations can enhance security.

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