DeVos Hints Policy Change on Campus Sex Assaults

After meetings with stakeholders in the campus sexual assault debate, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she wants to help both victims of assault and those who have been falsely accused of rape. It was a striking departure from the rhetoric of the Obama administration, which has focused primarily on survivors.

DeVos Reviews Obama Policies on Campus Sex Cases

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is meeting in private today with women who say they were assaulted, accused students and their families, advocates for both sides and higher education officials. It is the first step in a contentious effort to re-examine policies of President Obama, who made expansive use of his powers to investigate the handling of sexual violence by universities and colleges.

Child Trafficking: The Tragedy of ‘Princess’

Even when information about online trafficking victims is brought to the attention of law enforcement, they can still be treated as “disposable people” by the system meant to protect them, says a trafficking expert.