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NYLAG与美国公民自由联盟和其他十个组织一起,为支持由美国军事学院西点军校前任校长简·多伊(Jane Doe)提起的诉讼提交了法庭之书摘要,简·多伊曾遭受性暴力和骚扰。在2010年,美国国防部发现94%妇女表明她们经历了性别歧视行为。此后的几年中,这些数字一直没有增加。 2016年,超过10%的West Point妇女报告称发生了不想要的性接触,而2010年报道的West Point妇女为9.1%有所上升。此外,在Westpoint妇女中,发生了不想要的性接触,只有5%报告说他们在2016年遭到袭击,而14%则在2010年报告了袭击。该简报认为,第二巡回法院必须承认对军事学院中性暴力幸存者的赔偿补救措施。

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NYLAG Names Lisa Rivera as New President and CEO

Rivera, a public interest attorney and staunch advocate for client-centered and trauma-informed legal services, has served in a range of positions at NYLAG for two decades, most recently as managing attorney. She is the first person of color and first Latinx person to serve in this role, and began her tenure on July 1, 2022.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month | ReThinkAccess ReThinkSystems

The last 18 months have exacerbated many barriers that survivors face when attempting to access justice. Many of the survivors we have spoken to during the pandemic have complained of increased barriers, including lack of language access, lack of access to technology and childcare, and heightened mistrust of the legal system and the police.

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