Is there an increasing ‘rape culture’ in colleges and universities? Questions have to be asked to why students are being told to keep quiet about what is happening.
Alexandra Brodsky, a regular contributor to The Guardian, reported:
July in Washington DC is brutally hot, but last week sexual violence survivors and allies couldn’t be contained to the shady corners of the Department of Education’s plaza. As part of the Ed Act Now campaign, we’d gathered to deliver more than 100,000 signatures from ourChange.org petition urging the department to protect students from assault and harassment on college campuses.
We went to Washington DC because under US law, most notably Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, all of us are guaranteed an essential civil right to access to education free from violence, but these provisions are almost never enforced.
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