How to Reduce Sexual Assault on University Campuses

A landmark Canadian study instructed participants on how to confront the risk of sexual assault on campus, reports Erin Anderssen. While it’s a partial solution – and an imperfect one – research shows resistance tactics work In the debate over how to reduce sexual assault on university campuses, proposing self-defence classes for women is controversial. Women aren’t the problem, the reasoning goes, so why is changing their behaviour the solution? Putting the onus on women to drop-kick rapists, map out safe walks home, or geo-track their drinks at parties, writes the rules in the wrong direction. And it swerves too easily into victim-blaming. But, according to new landmark Canadian research,

Real estate agent abducted during showing and then murdered

A 41-year-old man was in custody Monday after he allegedly abducted and killed a real estate agent after luring her to a home she was showing on New Year’s Eve. Cedric L. Berry was charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping in connection with the shooting death of Monique Baugh, 28, an agent at Kris Lindahl Real Estate in Minneapolis. According to police, Baugh was abducted at the home and driven in a rental truck to an alley where she was shot in the head. Kris Lindahl set up a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money for Baugh’s two daughters, ages 1 and 3. “The world lost someone amazing when Monique Baugh passed away on December 31st. Monique was a beautiful person who was kind and compa

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