Re-Education | THE ECONOMIST

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Students starting college are trained in how to avoid committing rape

AT THE University of Minnesota, some 5,700 new
students arrived on campus for orientation earlier
this month. Each one of them has taken a course
on campus sexual assaults. A new law, which came
into effect on August 1st, made it mandatory for all
university freshmen in the state of Minnesota to be
given training within the first ten days of the
school year. Minnesota is unusual for the breadth
of its decree, but students, parents and university administrators across the country are asking the same questions about how widespread campus rape is and what to do about it.

California was the first state in the country to pass a law…

The Economist | 24th September 2016

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21707572-students-starting-college-are-trained-how-avoid-committing-rape-re-education

(Written in collaboration with Hayley Cohen)

 

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