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College Campuses: A 'Hunting Ground' for Rapists

Monday, February 23, 2015

The new film "The Hunting Ground" looks at the rape epidemic on college campuses, and how colleges contribute to the issue by deliberately erasing the truth.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Oscar Nominated Documentaries: "Invisible War"

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Producer Amy Ziering and  Kirby Dick, director of "Invisible War", discuss their film about sexual assault in the United States military.  

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WNYC News

India's Rape Case Prompts an American Dialogue

Thursday, January 10, 2013

The brutal rape of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi has prompted demonstrations and calls for legal reforms, but not just in India. In the latest Micropolis, Arun Venugopal examines how the uproar is resonating here.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaway | January 7, 2013

Monday, January 07, 2013

Syria Death Toll Climbs to a Conservative 60,000 | More Journalists Are Being Killed in Action | An Ad Agency Rethinks Publishing | A Teachable Moment in Steubenville, Ohio | "Reportero" Tells the Story of Journalists Who Risk Their Lives in Mexico

The Takeaway

Crowdsourcing Sexual Violence Data in Syria

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

In the ongoing reporting of the Syrian uprising, there has been little information about the violence committed against women. Using a creative web based tool, our guest hopes to fix that. Lauren Wolfe is the director of Women Under Siege, a Women's Media Center project that has co-created a site to crowd-source data of violence against women. The first of its kind, this live, web-based map gives the world access to information on the violent uprising that has been, until now, impossible to report due to Syria's strictly monitored borders.

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