A group of Harvard professors and students from across the University has begun meeting to review Harvard’s Title IX policies and potentially recommend changes.
We applaud the Harvard students, other activists, and government officials involved in drafting this legislation, and we urge Massachusetts legislators to pass it.
A group of Harvard students helped draft legislation, which, if passed by the Massachusetts state legislature, would expand civil protections and counseling to victims of sexual assault.
In the latest development of a heated publicity battle, filmmakers of a popular documentary that criticizes Harvard Law School’s handling of a sexual assault case penned an op-ed for the Huffington Post sharply rebuking Law professors who have challenged the film.
Legal counsel for a Harvard Law School student who was accused—but never found guilty in court—of sexually assaulting a fellow student and her friend have launched a website to publicly contest the portrayal of his case in the documentary.
Speaking to Harvard specifically, the retired police chief praised administrators’ responses to the results of the University’s sexual conduct climate survey, which were released in September
Fox Club undergraduates contemplated how a move to go co-ed would change the dynamics of its membership, an undated report addressing concerns about the proposal shows.
Looking to bolster standards of sexual conduct at the College, the Undergraduate Council discussed a change to its Finance Committee’s rules for funding student groups—a policy which representatives hope will help to prevent sexual assault.
Bearing signs with the slogans reading, “we all deserve to be safe” and “our voices are strong and we will be heard,” undergraduates recounted experiences of sexual violence at Harvard.
Viviana I. Maymi ‘16 speaks at a rally outside Massachusetts Hall where more than 80 undergraduates convened to call on the College to commit more resources and attention to preventing sexual assaults on campus.
Students line up to sign a petition in support of demands to overhaul Harvard's sexual assault prevention programs at a rally outside Massachusetts Hall on Thursday.Students said Harvard should require mandatory yearly sexual assault training for undergraduates and additional training for sexual violence response tutors in addition to increasing funding for the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response.
Students signed a petition in support of demands to overhaul Harvard's sexual assault prevention programs at a rally outside Massachusetts Hall on Thursday.
The crowd looks silently on as speakers share stories at a rally against sexual assault outside Massachusetts Hall on Thursday.
Eli K. Rivas '16 speaks during a rally against sexual assault outside Massachusetts Hall on Thursday.