Title IX Under Fire
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Title IX, a federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination, is under fire; come learn about the history of this law and current threats to its effective enforcement, and then discuss what can be done.
Title IX has been much in the news lately, as the Department of Education has withdrawn tools that schools used to clarify their responsibilities in responding to charges of sexual violence.
What is Title IX? This legislation prohibits sex-based discrimination in federally-funded education programs. It protects girls’ and women’s rights to access to school and university-related activities, including academics, athletics, research, technical training, and career opportunities. It protects students from discrimination based on pregnancy or parental status.
Title IX also offers protectionView more
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