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A visualization of rape accusations. A 2010 study of all sexual assault reported to a major Northeastern university over a 10-year period found that the prevalence of false allegations is between 2% and 10%. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Men who are falsely accused need more recognition

Gabby Pardo November 27, 2018
#HimToo is on the rise, aiming to raise awareness of men falsely accused of sexual assault.
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Why we should never forget about #MeToo

Gabby Pardo April 29, 2018
If Stony Brook made a class similar to Green Dot, the university would be able to spread more information about the #MeToo movement.
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One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted on college campuses, but only 10 percent of survivors report their cases. ARACLEY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook needs to reaffirm its commitment to gender equality

Aleeza Kazmi February 20, 2018
I was shocked that a campus administration that has vocalized its support of Dreamers, Muslims and transgender people in this past year alone has not made an active effort to tell the survivors of abuse on its campus that it stands with them.
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Title IX no more?

Genie Ruzicka September 17, 2017
Betsy DeVos has stated that Title IX protections are unfair to both survivors and those who have been “falsely accused.”
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SBU comparing harassment protocol to other campuses

Dahalia Ibrahim May 8, 2013
There are some vices that some college campuses may never be able to rid themselves of—underage drinking, the use of recreational drugs and rowdy parties fall under that category, just to name a few. As of recently, however, sexual harassment is one that some college campuses across the country are struggling with the most.
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