Making Campuses Safer for Women from the Wall Street Journal, 2/24/14

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

“It has been a long seven years since a landmark study in 2007 found that one in five college women has been raped or the subject of attempted rape. The Campus Sexual Assault Study, conducted by theResearch Triangle Institute with funding from the National Institute of Justice, received widespread attention when it was published, but keeping a focus on this scourge of college life has not always been easy. The effort, though, has received considerable help during the Obama administration, particularly last month when the president heralded a new commitment to addressing sexual violence on campus. Mr. Obama on Jan. 22 issued a presidential memorandum establishing a White House task force to address the matter with specific policy recommendations.”

Read more: http://endsexualviolence.org/files/WSJop-edMakingCampusesSafer4Women.pdf