Posts Tagged ‘Assault’

Trump Accuser Demands Release Of Documents On All His Sexual Assault Allegations

Summer Zervos, who claims Trump groped her without consent, is suing the president for defamation. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

The New Senate Health Care Bill Is Still An Assault On The Safety Net

Big Medicaid cuts and weakened protections for people with pre-existing conditions remain at its heart. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

‘Biggest Loser’ Winner Reveals That Sexual Assault Triggered Her Recent Weight Gain

When Ali Vincent won the fifth season of “The Biggest Loser” and became the first female contestant to take home the title, she had lost an incredible 112 pounds. For the next seven years, Vincent maintained a healthy weight. Then, in 2015, she experienced a personal trauma that triggered a rapid weight gain over a […]

The University Of Texas Makes Major Investment To Address Deficits In Campus Sexual Assault Research

William McRaven took the reins of the University of Texas as the system chancellor in mid-2014, a year marked nationwide by activism and unprecedented federal attention to the issue of campus sexual assault.  For McRaven, who retired as the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command and is best known for leading the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama […]

Carnegie Mellon Students Create Interactive Graphic Novel To Teach How To Stop Sexual Assault

A class at Carnegie Mellon University has created an interactive graphic novel aimed at helping students better understand how to spot warning signs and intervene to stop sexual assault in real social situations. The online game, “Decisions that Matter,” walks users through various scenarios on campus. Your character might experience catcalling, notice someone being groped […]

The Education Department Has A Huge Backlog Of Sexual Assault Investigations That’s Still Growing

Two new reports show the U.S. Department of Education has been hit with a massive increase in complaints about schools’ handling of sexual violence over the last few years. Meanwhile, the number of staff in the department’s Office for Civil Rights has been dropping. The predictable result: a growing backlog of cases. “We are standing […]

Few Military Women Seek Care After Sexual Assault: Study

Career concerns cited as deterrent healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist […]

Campus Sexual Assault

The issue of campus sexual assault has received a great deal of attention in the media in recent months. This is warranted. There is a real problem on college and university campuses, and it is a problem that must be taken seriously. Rape and other forms of sexual violence and sexual assault are intolerable whenever […]

Oregon Basketball Coach Sued By Alleged Rape Victim For Ignoring Player’s Sexual Assault Record

A University of Oregon student who says she was raped by three basketball players contends in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the school knew it admitted a transfer student with a previous record of sexual assault and that it prioritized basketball over her rape allegation. The lawsuit, which names the university and basketball head coach […]

Brown’s Interim Task Force Report Calls For Changes In Sexual Assault Cases

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Brown University task force on sexual assault said Wednesday the school’s current culture is unacceptable and must be changed to ensure the campus is a “safe and welcoming place.” The 17-member panel, formed amid increased national scrutiny of how colleges handle sexual assault complaints, released an interim report on the […]

It’s On Us: Raising Awareness to Prevent Sexual Assault with Snapchat

On Monday, the It's On Us campaign kicked off its first-ever National Week of Action, an effort to mobilize students to take action to prevent sexual assault. This week, colleges and universities will host more than 130 events and over 40 schools have created their own It's On Us PSAs, including GW, MIT, Northwestern and UCLA. To kick off the week, Snapchat […]

Who Is Really Behind the Assault on School Nutrition Standards?

When I was a coalition leader advocating for a New York state bill that would mandate healthier school food nutrition standards, I came up against the powerful New York chapter of the School Nutrition Association (SNA). The SNA, which represents school food workers across the nation, has always been heavily funded and influenced by the […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Ending Sexual Assault, Inspiring the Youth, and More

This week, the President returned from his trip to Asia; we launched a new website to help end sexual assault violence; the First Lady encouraged students to reach higher by completing their education; Team USA took part in the Let's Move! Olympics Opening Ceremony; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in […]

What They’re Saying: New Steps to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

Watch on YouTube One in five college-aged women is sexually assaulted in college – most often by someone she knows. The Obama Administration is committed to putting an end to this violence, which is why today, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released its first-ever report and announced a series […]