The statement that follows was approved in October 2012 by the Association’s Committee on Women in the Academic Profession and its Subcommittee on Sexual Assault on Campus. It was adopted by the American Association of University Professor’s Council in November 2012. Read it Here
Per The United Nations Population Fund "Fifteen per cent of the world’s population lives with a disability, and nearly 200 million are between the ages of 10 and 24. Yet they are often invisible in government statistics.
100 School Districts: A Call to Action for School Districts Across the Country to Address Sexual Harassment Through Inclusive Policies and Practices
"Schools are often the first places where people experience sexual harassment. But few students report it, and those who come forward are often ignored, disbelieved, or even punished by their schools. The 100 School Districts project is based on the principle that schools can be sites of transformative change when responding to and preventing sexual harassment. If you are a student, educator, or community member who wants to learn more about how to make schools safer for students, this resource is for you. Together, we can create a better world for all students."
This brochure by the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) shares strategies for making communities safer by designing spaces with safety in mind.
Many survivors of sexual assault, abuse, and harassment have complex housing needs. Experiencing sexual violence can jeopardize a person’s housing, and experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity can increase the risk someone will experience violence. This infographic series for advocates and others servicing sexual assault survivors highlights up to date statistics on the connections between sexual violence, housing, and homelessness.