MCASA in the News: ‘I Don’t Believe You’: Prince George’s County Teacher Ignored Child’s Report of Sexual Abuse, Lawsuit Says

March 03 2016 - Press Releases
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 NBC4 Washington   A lawsuit filed this week in Prince George's County highlights important weaknesses and loopholes in

COMMITTEE VOTING TODAY! (3/2) Legislative Alert: Support SB346 - Peace Orders - Grounds for Relief

March 02 2016 - Press Releases
Legislative Alert! Committee Voting Today Support SB346 - Peace Orders - Grounds for Relief  Peace orders allow petitioners to obtain

Legislative Elert: Support Rape Victims Who Become Pregnant As a Result of Rape

March 01 2016 - Press Releases
Five percent of rape victims of reproductive age (age 12-45) become pregnant as a result of rape, with the majority

MCASA in the News: Reported rapes, attempted rapes tripled in Annapolis in 2015

February 25 2016 - Press Releases
On February 23, 2016, the Capital Gazette wrote that the number of reported rapes and attempted rapes in Annapolis tripled from 2014 to 2015.

MCASA in the News: Bill Would Require Sexual Abuse Awareness Education in Schools

February 10 2016 - Press Releases
On Thursday, February 4, Maryland's Ways and Means Committee heard testimony regarding H.B. 72. This bill, introduced by Delegate Eric Luedtke,

84% of people believe that sexual violence is the #1 issue facing women today.

February 04 2016 - Press Releases
In a national survey conducted by the Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation, 84% of women and 83% of men ranked "reducing

MCASA in the News: Washington County official faces scrutiny over comments, Facebook posting

January 21 2016 - Press Releases
An appointee to the Washington County Board of Commissioners is being criticized for his conduct, including derogatory comments about women

Support Survivors by attending MCASA’s Annual Legislative Reception! (1/21/2016) CLICK HERE for more information!

January 20 2016 - Press Releases
  The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) advocates for accessible compassionate care for survivors of sexual violence, provides guidance

Sexual assault in schools: not just a college problem

January 20 2016 - Press Releases
This week, the Washington Post shed light on the important issue of sexual violence in K-12 schools. While college sexual

MCASA and Member in the News: Frederick County state’s attorney talks to parents about sexting

December 22 2015 - Press Releases
"Frederick County state's attorney talks to parents about sexting" the Frederick News-Post December 9, 2015   The Frederick News-Post recently featured an

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