Battling rape on campus

“We talk about victims as survivors, but I definitely wasn’t a survivor until my case ended,” she said. “For two years in college, I was a victim. I almost miss being naïve. There’s so much safety and comfort in waking up without knowing your life could be destroyed in a moment.”

Sexual assault on college campuses is a big problem that – at least by the most widely cited estimate – affects one in every five women.  A few weeks ago, I wrote about an effort in Illinois to make campuses safer and more responsive for victims. The movement is spearheaded by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.

cover_03.19675It’s an important issue for women, and it should be for men, too. Check out the story here: http://illinoistimes.com/article-15444-battling-rape-on-campus.html.

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