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Haven is GW's centralized website designed to bring together on and off campus resources, options, information and immediate and confidential access to help regarding incidents of harassment and abuse. Haven is meant to serve the needs of faculty, staff, students and visitors to the GW community. Whether you are here in the states, studying abroad, telecommuting or on sabbatical, Haven is here to help.

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GW Offers Resources for Sexual Assault Prevention

August 27, 2014

University programs, student organizations create forum for awareness, campus activism.

As White House Issues Report, GW Stresses Sexual Assault Prevention

April 30, 2014

Terri Harris Reed, vice provost for diversity and inclusion, discusses the university’s efforts.

Sexual Harassment Policy Released

September 23, 2013

The university has amended and finalized the policy.

New Standards Issued for Sexual Assault Exams

May 01, 2013

The Department of Justice announced a new protocol for sexual assault forensic exams. The new guidelines prioritize the needs of the survivors and place an emphasis on a coordinated approach between law enforcement officers, prosecutors, advocates and health professionals.

GW SASA Purple Pinky Campaign

April 11, 2013

The "Purple Pinky Campaign" is GW SASA's new initiative on domestic violence. The campaign is a visual demonstration of students, staff and faculty members painting their pinkies purple as a display of support for the movement against domestic violence. The campaign was sparked by the recent death of college student Alex Kogut. This campaign was launched during SASA's 2013 "Take Back the Night".

Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

March 07, 2013

"President Obama on Thursday signed an updated version of the Violence Against Women Act, a measure intended to promote state and local efforts to combat rape and domestic assault and which will extend new protections to gays, lesbians and Native Americans."  - Washington Post, March 7, 2013.

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