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Campus rapes

Aug 18, 2014 — A small percentage of college students commit most of the rapes on campus. Research suggests that the attitudes of male friends can either lead men to commit rape or stop them.
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Aug 12, 2014 — In just a few years, the issue has gone from mostly whispers to receiving the attention of the White House. Now, colleges throughout the country are trying to increase awareness about the issue.
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Jul 30, 2014 — A group of senators has introduced legislation aimed at combating sexual assault on college campuses. It would force schools to handle accusations more aggressively and provide advocates for victims.
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Apr 29, 2014 — Noting that 1 in 5 women is sexually assaulted in college, the White House releases new guidelines to help victims of that violence and improve the way schools handle such cases.
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Mar 6, 2013 — When President Obama signs an updated version of the Violence Against Women Act on Thursday afternoon, the law will include new requirements for how colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault.
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Apr 4, 2011 — And in guidance being announced by Vice President Biden today, schools are being told they must investigate such cases in a timely manner. The announcement follows problems uncovered in an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity.
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