Written by a national organization that fights sexual violence by empowering student-led campaigns to reform college policies, this study examined students’ activities, priorities, perceptions and needs related to various efforts to address campus sexual violence, with a specific focus on campus policies.
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There are two resources available from Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER) for Parents.
To those parents visiting colleges with their students and walking in their tours, SAFER has created a postcard which you can use to ask some your college guide about the safety precaution its taken against sexual assault or if they know about the protocols the school has regarding sexual violence on campus.
Also available on the site is a “Eleven Things Parents Can Do to Fight Sexual Assault on Campus”.
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Started by Columbia University students in 2000, Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER) is the only organization that fights sexual violence and rape culture by empowering student-led campaigns to reform college sexual assault policies. Run by a volunteer collective, SAFER facilitates student organizing through a comprehensive training manual; in-person workshops and trainings; free follow-up; our Campus Sexual Assault Policies Database; and a growing online resource library and network for student organizers. SAFER firmly believes that sexual violence is both influenced by and contributes to multiple forms of oppression, including racism, sexism, and homo/transphobia, and view our anti-sexual violence work through a broader anti-oppression lens.
For more resources by SAFER:
Moving Beyond Blue Lights and Buddy Systems: A National Study of Student Anti-Rape Activists
Title IX and Sexual Assault: Know Your Rights and Your College’s Responsibilities