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Topic: sexual violence

As part of End Sexual Violence At Brown's Week of Protest, over 200 students gathered on the Quiet Green and marched to President Christina Paxson's home in demand of administrative action and to raise awareness.

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Hundreds of students protest administrative response to sexual violence

April 8, 2021 0 comments

“CPax will hear us, DPhi will fear us” and “end sexual violence” rang out from behind masks reading “End Sexual Violence” in pink lettering.

End Sexual Violence @ Brown called for the dissolution of Delta Phi after one of its members was expelled for mocking the organization.

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End Sexual Violence at Brown launches week of protest with poster campaign

April 7, 2021 0 comments

End Sexual Violence at Brown, a student coalition, launched its week of protest April 3 by hanging approximately 2,000 posters on and around campus. The poster campaign was the first of three events aimed at compelling the University administration to improve its anti-sexual violence efforts.

Out of the nearly 2,200 undergraduates surveyed, 24.5 percent of women and eight percent of men reported experiencing nonconsensual sexual contact by physical force or inability to consent since coming to Brown, as reported on the 2019 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct.

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University Survivors Movement criticizes U. handling of sexual violence

February 8, 2021 0 comments

By the time most students were getting out of bed and wandering around campus Monday morning, posters criticizing the University administration’s approach to addressing sexual violence had been taped to the doors of University Hall, Sayles Hall and other prominent locations on campus. 

Kramer ’20: Television’s false reality of sexual violence

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Kramer ’20: Television’s false reality of sexual violence

November 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In high school, I watched Law and Order: Special Victims Unit compulsively. I distinctly remember waiting for a new season to be released on Netflix with a sense of joyous anticipation.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis spoke about proposed changes to the Department of Education’s sexual assault guidelines in a joint meeting hosted by the Title IX Office, UCS and the Brown chapter of NARAL.

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Title IX office talks impact of proposed federal guidelines

December 7, 2018 3 comments

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis gave a presentation to students on what the changes could mean for how the University investigates instances of sexual misconduct under Title IX.