Today, the Department of Education’s final rule on Title IX will take effect––rolling back years of survivor organizing wins that have protected survivors’ access to education.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Abortion Rights Groups Announce First-Ever Bill to Repeal 47-Year-old Anti-Abortion Policy
f access to affordable services, long travel distances, and stigma. The Helms Amendment and its interpretation exacerbate these challenges by forbidding the use of foreign assistance funds for abortion, even in countries where legal.
Washington, DC - Today, youth activists with Advocates for Youth announced a new, national network of young people starting a ground breaking grass roots effort to create a national abortion practical support network by and for young people. Hundreds of youth around the nation will start a practical support effort on their campuses or community, become an abortion doula, understand the laws and medical facts around self manage abortion care, provide housing or rides for others needing abortion care, and join other activists in fighting abortion bans.
Advocates for Youth, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP filed a lawsuit today to block provisions of the U.S. Department of Education’s new Title IX rule, which will slash schools’ obligations to respond to reports of sexual harassment and assault.
Today, the Department of Education released its final rule on Title IX, which guts student survivors’ rights and tips the scales of school sexual misconduct cases in favor of perpetrators and schools that wish to sweep sexual violence under the rug.
The ACLU's Women’s Rights Project filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Department of Education (ED) today on behalf of Know Your IX, a project of Advocates for Youth.