Stopping Campus Sexual Assault

The current system for handling campus sexual assault cases, based on a 2011 Department of Education mandate, is broken. SAVE has compiled a variety of resources and solutions, including information about:

  • Myths
  • False allegations
  • Legislation

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Inclusive VAWA

The 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act features a new Inclusion Mandate that bans discrimination on the basis of “race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.”

In response, SAVE has established the Inclusive-VAWA Resource Center.


Safe Campus Act: Introduced in the House!

The Safe Campus Act:

  1. Establishes a lead role for law enforcement agencies in handling allegations of criminal sexual violence
  2. Recognizes the appropriate role of campus disciplinary committees
  3. Clarifies and strengthens campus disciplinary procedures

More information HERE.

Campus Accountability and Safety Act: Overwhelming Opposition 

A strong majority of Americans believes campus assault cases should be handled by local law enforcement, not ill-equipped campus committees.

The Campus Accountability and Safety Act, which endorses these campus tribunals, is opposed by a broad range of organizations. See details HERE.

Affirmative Consent: Betrayal of Victims

Consent is Sexy4Affirmative Consent policies don’t do anything to deter forcible sexual assault, and classify virtually all sexual encounters as rape. Here’s why.

Interest Groups:

Victims and Survivors

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Falsely Accused

Domestic violence
Sexual assault
Child abuse

Domestic Violence Legislative Project

Get issue summaries, legislative info, and more

Service Providers

Visit our Resource Center, get best practice summaries, and more