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Co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, Linda Sarsour, to speak at UMass Friday

Linda Sarsour will present at Mahar Auditorium on organizing during the Trump era.

UMass groups march together for International Women’s Day

Women from 10 different campus organizations spoke as part of the rallyspeak out at International Women’s Day march.

Center for Women and Community to host sexual violence prevention training

Sexual violence prevention training to be held Feb. 25 and 26.

Center for Women and Community to host sexual violence prevention training

Sexual violence prevention training to be held Feb. 25 and 26.

Annual security report: UMass sees rise in number of rapes from 2014 to 2015

According to the UMPD annual security report, the number of rapes at UMass increased from 11 in 2014 to 17 in 2015.

UMass administrators discuss how the University handles sexual assault cases

The University says its intention is to create a seamless approach that does more than what is mandated by the federal or state government.

Center for Women and Community serves sexual assault survivors across Hampshire County and advocates for change

The CWC provides both medical and legal advocates, as well as counseling services, and is located on the University of Massachusetts campus.

UMass CWC Rape Crisis Services: Myths and misconceptions

Edridge D’Souza dispels some common myths about the role of rape counselors.

Barbie’s best new accessory is inclusivity?

Mattel revamps brand to be more realistic

Amherst Police Department receives $300,000 grant to assist survivors of domestic violence

The money will go toward improving support for survivors, as well as training for police officers who handle cases of domestic and sexual violence.

Video: Annual candlelight vigil against domestic violence draws 100 people

Sigma Psi Zeta sorority and the Center for Women and Community held the annual candlelight vigil against domestic violence Oct. 30. The event attracted about 100 people and included guest speakers, survivor stories and a musical performance.

UMass activists ‘Take Back the Night’

A group of about 50 activists from the UMass community participated in the Center for Women and Community’s annual “Take Back the Night” event this Thursday.

Center for Women and Community celebrates 40th anniversary

Students, faculty and community members gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the CWC last Friday.

Sorority holds candelight vigil in support of domestic abuse victims

The Sigma Psi Zeta sorority held a candlelight vigil at the New Africa House Tuesday night to raise awareness of and support those affected by domestic relationship violence.