University of Virginia Alumni and Allies for Survivors, a group dedicated to pushing for sexual assault reform at the University of Virginia (UVA), has created a petition calling on President Sullivan to implement an ongoing, mandatory sexual assault education program on campus that engages students at regular intervals throughout their academic careers. The group’s […]
James Madison University’s Feminist Collective held a “Campus Rising” event last week in support of One Billion Rising, the world’s largest mass action to end violence against women.
The more suggestions that are submitted, the more likely it is that the final product will be strong and effective. We need a policy that is accessible to students, especially survivors.
We at Feminist Campus are upset, to say the least, both about how this case has been handled, and how the media is reporting on it. We know you are too, so we’ve put together a round-up of the best feminist commentary on the UVA story.
While traveling in India and reading articles or listening to televised news, I learned that incidents of violence against women and girls were far from isolated.
This week in feminism has been full of strong, powerful activism from feminist-driven groups, like the 1 in 3 campaign and the It’s On Us campaign, as well as sobering news about sexual assault both on college campuses like the University of Virginia and in Hollywood. Read on for links and thoughts on the media’s biggest stories this week.
People are looking for tangible ways to prevent violence in their communities. So, I decided to write my own list of everyday ways you — yes, you! — can actively prevent sexual assaults from happening this semester.
The Monument Quilt – a monument to rape survivors brought to you by FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture – may soon be coming to your city. And we highly recommend you check it out!
16-year old Texan Jada recently discovered that photos of her unconscious body went viral on Twitter and Instagram after she was drugged and raped at a party with her high school peers. So we stood up for survivors everywhere on our own social media accounts.
Consider the brilliance of Maleficent, in that it repositions trauma and gives sexual assault visibility in a society that is constantly driving in the dark without headlights.