Things to Consider

Sometimes a student may wish to report an incident of sexual misconduct without pursuing disciplinary or legal action. The College will seek to respect the wishes of the student when possible, recognizing that the College has a legal obligation to review all reports of sexual misconduct. Even if a student does not want to proceed, the College may choose to proceed under limited circumstances.

Whom Can I Call?

While we recognize that a report may emerge through many sources, we encourage those who experience sexual harassment and sexual misconduct to report directly to the Amherst College Police, Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator or a member of the Title IX Team.  These individuals will support and provide you w

What to Do If You Experience Sexual Misconduct

If an act of sexual misconduct occurs, you are likely to have many concerns, including physical health and safety, emotional and mental well-being, medical issues such as sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, and, for some, interpersonal relationships.  Another common concern may be understanding the disciplinary or legal options for responding to the act.

Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Information

Policies, Handbooks and Related Materials

Things to Consider

Whom Can I Call?

While we recognize that a report may emerge through many sources, we encourage those who experience sexual misconduct to report directly to the Amherst College Police or the Title IX Deputy Coordinators or the Coordinator. These individuals will assist in eliminating the misconduct, preventing its recurrence, and addressing the effects.

What to Do If You Experience Sexual Misconduct

If you experience an act of sexual misconduct, you are likely to have many common concerns, including physical health and safety, emotional and mental well-being, medical issues such as sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, and, for some, interpersonal relationships. Another common concern may be understanding the disciplinary or legal options for responding to the act.

Congolese rape victims march against sexual violence

Submitted by Jasmine Hardy on Monday, 10/18/2010, at 9:04 PM

Here is an article that gives sad proof that not enough is being done to prevent sexual violence against women.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/africa/10/17/congo.rapes.march/index.html?iref=allsearch

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