DOD Implements Recommendations to Prevent Sexual Assault

Department official speaks before House Armed Services Committee. Defense Department Undersecretary Gilbert Cisneros recently spoke before the House Armed Services Committee, where he was asked how the Defense…

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Education Department Reveals Title IX Expansion Proposal

Protections extended to include transgender.  The U.S. Department of Education commemorated the 50th anniversary of the law Title IX on Thursday. Title IX prevents schools from receiving federal…

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Veterans Affairs Launches Anti-Domestic Violence Program

Veterans are disproportionally affected by IPV.  The Department of Veterans Affairs announced in December that it had launched a new pilot program designed to care for victims of…

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Interior Announces Next Steps for “Not Invisible Act”

The program seeks to decrease sex crimes against Native Americans.  The Department of the Interior and Justice Department announced this past week that both agencies would be taking…

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Defense Secretary Backs Changes to Military Justice

Supports independent handling of sexual assault cases by military lawyers.  On Tuesday, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced that he would support changes to the military justice system…

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