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COMMENTARY | Zero Tolerance for Abusers in Sports, End of Conversation

COMMENTARY | Zero Tolerance for Abusers in Sports, End of Conversation

By Oliver Ni October 13, 2023

CW: This article contains mentions of domestic and sexual violence. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. On Sept. 3, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On the Issue of Sexual Violence

By Sarah Rutherford April 17, 2018

The Hoya highlighted new research from Georgetown University's Institute for Women, Peace and Security in its April 5 article "UN Sanctions Can Prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict, GIWPS Report Argues." Sophie...

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Melanne Verveer, executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, discussed the findings of a new GIWPS report in an interview with The Hoya.

UN Sanctions Can Prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict, GIWPS Report Argues

By Olivia Eggers April 5, 2018

United Nations sanctions can be used to limit the weaponization of sexual violence in conflict situations, Sophie Huvé (LAW ’17), a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security fellow, argued...

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Two students are planning to launch the It’s On Us Pledge, which works to promote student pledges to end sexual violence on college campuses Wednesday.

Students Launch It’s On Us To End Sexual Violence

By Yasmine Salam April 4, 2017

Two students are planning to launch an It’s On Us chapter, an initiative that works to have students take a pledge to end sexual violence on college campuses, in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness...

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GUPD Expands Sexual Assault Response Team

By Molly Cooke March 6, 2016

The Georgetown University Police Department will hold its second annual Sexual Assault Response Team training — a program to train GUPD officers to respond to cases of sexual assault on campus —...

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U.N. Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura received the Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security.

Bangura Discusses Prevention of Sexual Violence

By Elisabeth Neylan February 26, 2016

United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura advocated for the increased participation of women in international affairs and presented...

Q&A: Cutway Talks Title IX Role

By Ian Scoville January 22, 2016

Laura Cutway began as Georgetown’s first dedicated, full-time Title IX coordinator Jan. 11, replacing temporary coordinator Vice President of Institutional Diversity and Equity Rosemary Kilkenny. Cutway...

Sexual Violence is No Joke

By Madeline Wiseman October 25, 2011

Members of the Georgetown community need a wake-up call after the public safety alert on Oct. 17, which reported that a student was "forcibly fondled" in Burleith at 2 p.m. Let's assume that part...

Battling a Stifling Culture

By Sarah Kaplan April 7, 2011

There are about 4,095 female undergraduates at Georgetown. Statistically speaking, 819 of them will experience sexual violence before the end of their time on the Hilltop. Sexual and gender-based violence,...

Take Back the Night Confronts Gender Violence

By Moises Mendoza November 15, 2004

Nearly 60 students and several university administrators gathered at a rally in New South's Riverside Lounge Friday night for the culmination of a weeklong series of events to raise awareness about the...

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