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What Could Colleges Do Better in Handling and Preventing Sexual Assault?

Posted on · This month, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released a list of colleges being investigated for possible Title IX violations concerning how they handled complaints of sexual violence and harassment. Most of us are familiar with Title IX’s provisions for equal opportunities for women within college athletics, but the law which prohibits […]

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Sexual Assault on Campus, Houston’s Consulates, and Chef Chris Shepherd: Houston Matters for Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Posted on · This month, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights released a list of colleges being investigated for possible Title IX violations concerning how they handled complaints of sexual violence and harassment. Most of us are familiar with Title IX's provisions for equal opportunities for women within college athletics, but the law which prohibits […]

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New Statewide Legal Helpline For Sexual Assault Victims

Posted on · Every hour in Texas a person is raped. Currently that means over 1.4 million women and nearly 400,000 men have been sexually assaulted. About 82% of those rapes however are unreported. For that silent number of victims who are looking for confidential help there's a new legal line to call.