Additional Authority: -Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 -The Pregnancy Discrimination Act -Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 -The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1976 -The Equal Pay Act of 1963 -The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended -The Violence Against Women Act of 1994, as reauthorized in 2000, 2005, and 2013 -The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 -The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act -The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) -Executive Order 11246 -The Idaho Human Rights Act; -The Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act -Idaho Code Sections 18-918, 18-1506, 18-1508, 18-1601, 18-6101, 18-6108, 18-6608, 18-7905, 18-7906, 39-6303 -Idaho Executive Order 2007-18 -University Policy 1060 (Non-discrimination and Anti-harassment) -University Policy 2020 (Student Code of Conduct) Scope: This Policy applies to all University employees, students, contractors, vendors, customers, or visitors to the University as well as anyone participating in a University sponsored activity (collectively “Members of the University Community”).Responsible Party: Office of Institutional Compliance and Ethics, 426-1258 Definitions: Confidential Resources – Women’s Center, University Health Services Medical and Counseling staff that learn of a potential violation of this policy while performing services in scope of their employment.Consent – Freely given agreement, which may be withdrawn at any time, to engage in a course of conduct.Neither silence, the absence of resistance, nor the existence of a prior consensual sexual relationship are sufficient to indicate consent.Consent cannot be given by those who are incapacitated by alcohol or illegal or prescription drugs, unconscious, asleep, harassed, coerced, threatened, or otherwise forced into sexual activity.Talk to a therapist, supportive family and friends, and support groups like Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, or SNAP. Boise State University Policy # 1065 Effective Date: April 1, 2014 Revised: March 2015 Purpose: This policy details the University’s commitment to providing a learning, working and living environment free from sex and gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence.
By coming forward, you are protecting the child who was hurt so many years ago. But when it comes to the legal system, crime victims have privacy rights. Understand that you need to be patient and that things won’t happen overnight.If you choose to file a lawsuit, you may do so as a John or Jane Doe so that the public, your employer, or your school never needs to know. You do not have to go through the decision-making or legal process alone. GUAM Pacific Daily News Joelle Casteix October 1, 2016 Survivors of sexual abuse on Guam are in a very powerful position. The new law protecting sex abuse victims is a watershed moment.Finally, survivors will be able to use the civil courts to seek accountability, justice and healing. The public will finally learn the true scope and scale of the cover-up.
As an advocate who has helped hundreds of other survivors, I understand the complex dynamics that many survivors face.
If you are a survivor of child sexual abuse on Guam, here are some important factors to remember: * You are not hurting the church, your family, or your community by coming forward. If anyone tries to tell you that coming forward is wrong or shameful, walk away. Brave survivors like Roy Quintanilla, Walter Denton, and Roland Sondia blazed a trail for you. Some civil window sex abuse cases have been completed in less than two years. Organizations fight long and hard to keep their secrets hidden.