Dating Violence

The Preventable Problem That Schools Ignore

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/12/the-preventable-problem-that-schools-ignore/547604/ Educators are ill-equipped to help victims of dating violence. Nearly 1.5 million high-school students in the U.S. are physically abused by dating partners every year. More than one-third of 10th-graders (35 percent) have been physically or verbally abused by dating partners, while a similar percentage are perpetrators of such abuse. Youth from low-income backgrounds, those from marginalized racial and ethnic groups, and LGBTQ students […]

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Free PSAs for radio stations – Issue: Sexual harassment and assaults on college campuses.

Students of Howard Community College (HCC) of Columbia, MD have produced three public service announcements concerning the difficult and serious issue of sexual harassment and assault on college campuses. HCC’s Dragon Radio is providing your institution three psa’s: a 15 second; 30 second; and a 60 second announcement. You are welcome to broadcast any or […]

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March 11, 2015 CCSU hosts Jackson Katz – More Than a Few Good Men

Dear Colleagues: We are proud to announce that CCSU will be hosting Jackson Katz on March 11, 2015 in Alumni Hall at 5:30PM. JACKSON KATZ, Ph.D. is an American educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist who is internationally renowned for his pioneering work in gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy. Check out Jackson Katz on […]

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Dept. of Ed Issues New Gender-Based Violence ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter

The U.S. Department of Education Thursday issued a Dear Colleague letter to state school chiefs requesting immediate action to reduce gender-based violence in schools and to help ensure all students are safe. The letter and additional materials were released during a White House event on teen dating violence prevention, which was part of National Teen […]

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This year, the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights formally reminded schools, colleges and universities that Title IX prohibits sexual harassment and sexual violence.

The Year in Review – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-hallman/the-year-in-review_b_1176796.html Posted: 12/30/11 03:12 PM ET   As 2011 comes to a close, it seems almost nonsensical to have to mention, let alone devote an article to, gender barriers. While women have made great strides, we still have a long way to go. Given the struggle to maintain our place […]

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