24 protest against University of Iowas sexual assault policy.(Jusin Wan/The Gazette) As a University of Iowa student with a sister also enrolled, hes outraged by the rape culture on campus. There is not enough being done to protect the women on this campus.
The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act hopes to address what the White House called jarring statistics by requiring universities to add domestic violence, dating violence and stalking to its annual crime reports, adopt specific discipline procedures, and institute certain policies, such as personnel training, among other actions.
While Weinstein disputes some of the specific allegations, he is working with a therapist to address his behavior, the Times reported.
The story quotes actress Ashley Judd, who spoke to Variety in 2015 about being sexually harassed by an unnamed mogul.
And the White House in January convened a Campus Sexual Assault Task Force charged with leading the effort to address campus sexual assault, in part by ensuring higher education institutions comply with federal law.
We are working together to make sure this issue is at the forefront of what schools and administrators are thinking about, Hedgepeth said.
Weinstein told the New York Times, “I appreciate the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it.