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In the News: Week of 8/19 – 8/26

August 26, 2016

  • Stanford changes website after victim-blaming accusations

Stanford removes ‘victim-blaming’ online material on women and alcohol, The Guardian | August 24, 2016


  • In wake of sexual assault case, Stanford bans alcohol from campus

Stanford bans hard alcohol at campus parties, CNN | August 22, 2016


  • Pictures of Chicago’s SlutWalk, fighting rape culture and encouraging body positivity

Photos: Chicago’s SlutWalk Fights Rape Culture And Slut-Shaming , Chicagoist |August 22, 2016


  • Study shows Victim-Blaming Statements in Online Comments

Comment Sections Are Cesspools Of Rape Culture, Research Finds , Huffington Post | August 21, 2016


  • New Illinois Law will mandate victim-centered training for law enforcement investigators, first responders and 911 operators.

New Illinois Law Aims to Improve Response to Sexual Assault , WTTW| August 19, 2016

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