Being proactive finally pays off!
Being proactive finally pays off! After several years of effort by women students and staff, the University of Virginia (UVA) recently announced it will "completely overhaul" its sexual assault policies. UVA has had several claims against it, and has been accused of ignoring or mishandling sexual assault cases (not to mention the murder of student Yardley Love last year). Changes in the new policy include an emphasis on helping assault victims; elimination of mediation in assault cases; and the addition of new content on harassment, stalking, relationship violence, cyber-stalking, recording or transmitting sexual images, and the knowing transmittal of an STI.
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|Publication:||Women's Health Activist|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2011|
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