WBEZ | Rape Victims Advocates http://www.wbez.org/tags/rape-victims-advocates Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Combatting sexual assault on college campuses http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-07/combatting-sexual-assault-college-campuses-84863 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-07/Joe Biden Arne Duncan AP.jpeg" alt="" /><p><p>Monday, Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan reinforced the idea that federal civil rights law obliges schools to respond to allegations of sexual violence. The timing is right-April is <a href="http://www.nsvrc.org/saam" target="_blank">Sexual Assault Awareness Month</a>. In Chicago, area universities offer counseling and resources for victims, but some say more education is needed.<br> <br> To find out more <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> turned to Sharmili Majmudar, Executive Director of the local group <a href="http://www.rapevictimadvocates.org/" target="_blank">Rape Victims Advocates</a>.</p><p><em>Music Button: Tosca, "Elitsa", from the CD No Hassle, (G-Stone/K7)</em></p></p> Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-07/combatting-sexual-assault-college-campuses-84863