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In the News: Week of 9/30 – 10/7

October 7, 2016

Illinois one of 18 states that wouldn’t limit rape reporting and prosecution.

Justice Is Rare For Rape Victims; One Survivor Is Fighting To Change That  DNA Info   | October 7th, 2016

@ericademarest @dnainfo


Victim Blaming Rampant in Response to Kim Kardashian Being Robbed

Victim Blaming Kim Kardashian For Being Robbed Is Incredibly Problematic Bustle | October 4th, 2016

@Bustle @new_girl_friday

Oxford Installs Mandatory Consent Workshops for Freshmen Students

University of Oxford makes consent classes mandatory for incoming freshman, MIc | October 3rd, 2016

@Mic @claire_lampen


Chicago Holds Luminaria in Honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Photos: Why The Lakefront Was Lit With Beautiful Candles Last Weekend,Chicagoist | October 3rd, 2016



Loyola Students Protest Against Sexual Violence

Students for Reproductive Justice Call ‘Emergency’ Demonstration Against Sexual Violence On Campus, Loyola Phoenix | October 3rd, 2016



Amazon categorized story involving rape scene as “erotica”

This Writer’s Battle With Amazon Reveals a Bigger Issue With How Sexual Assault Is Presented in Media, ATTN | October 2nd, 2016

@ATTN @triciatongco


Derrick Rose’s rape trial started this week.

Derrick Rose’s response to rape allegations helps explain why 68% of rapes aren’t reported to police, Think Progress   |   September 30, 2016

@linzsports @thinkprogress


Dior’s First Female Creative Director Makes a Feminist Debut

At Dior, Feminism Under the Spotlight, New York Times | September 30th, 2016

@nytimes @VVFriedman


Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Speak Sexual Sexual Harassment in Education and Careers,

Sexual harassment in STEM: ‘It’s tragic for society’, CNN | September 30th, 2016

@CNN @sganim


Vice President Biden Talks #ItsOnUs, Rape Culture with Jimmy Fallon

Joe Biden Spoke Out Against Rape Culture on The Tonight Show, The Cut |September 30th, 2016

@thecut @GMPaiella  

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