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Viewpoint: Efforts to end sexual violence must extend beyond college campuses

In the time it takes to microwave your basic bag of popcorn, someone has likely been sexually assaulted in the United States.

Approximately every 107 seconds an American is sexually assaulted, according to statistics from… 742 more words


Timehop: Evaluating the SaVE Act, one year later

A lot can change in year.

In March 2014, the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act) went into effect, and colleges nationwide have since made changes to increase transparency when it comes to sexual assault, domestic abuse and dating violence. 782 more words


Sponsored Program: Best Practices-Implementing the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act

The Commission for Housing and Residential Life will be highlighting our six sponsored programs in preparation for convention in Tampa. The final program to be highlighted is: 111 more words

ACPA Convention

Cracking Down on Sex Trafficking Advertisers

Our nation officially abolished slavery 150 years ago with the passage of the thirteenth amendment in 1865, but modern-day slavery remains a multi-billion dollar industry within our borders. 350 more words

Committee Work

Attorneys General Target Internet Sex Trafficking

SEATTLE (AP) — Two years after a federal judge struck down a Washington law that targeted websites like Backpage.com, new state and federal efforts are again calling for more oversight of sites that offer “adult services,” in the hopes of curbing sex trafficking. 388 more words


Hacked Celebrities Shine a Light On Google's Profit from Human Misery and the Urgency of the SAVE Act

Thanks to Marty Singer and his brave clients, Google is finally having to face up to how it exploits women.  The New York Post reports that Marty threatened Google with legal action if Google didn’t promptly stop distributing the hacked photos.   589 more words

Kirk Introduces Legislation To Crack Down On Sex Trafficking

(CBS) –Senator Mark Kirk said Monday he and Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein have introduced legislation to further crackdown on people involved in human trafficking.

He says the SAVE Act would close loopholes in the Communications Decency Act that Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says allows human traffickers to “hide behind the Internet” to use women and children in the sex trade. 277 more words