A Republican lawmaker is proposing a “Sexual Assault Amnesty Bill” that would allow victims of sexual assault to seek assistance from authorities without worrying about being cited for underage drinking. The bill has support from law enforcement, university officials, and advocacy groups. But will it significantly impact the under-reporting of sexual assaults? Darien Lamen reports.
Dr. Sarah Van Orman, Executive Director of the University Health Services at U.W. Madison, discusses some of the information obtained from a multi-campus survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct on campus. More information at www.uhs.wisc.eduAAUsurvey.html
On this edition of a Public Affair we continued our conversation about sexual assault on college campuses. Why is it so prevalent? Are we protecting the victims or the perpetrators? How will the decision in the Steel case impact domestic violence victims and survivors? Listen to find out more!
The UW Madison fall semester has just begun and already campus has seen at least two sexual assaults. UW is rolling out a new program designed to teach students how to prevent assault. Marc Lovicott of UW-Madison Police explains.
Sexual assault appears to be on the rise on college campuses around the country. So what are college campuses doing about it? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to learn more!